Our Work

Participate in SFT’s hard-hitting campaigns to free political prisoners, stop China’s destructive infrastructure projects in Tibet, and get government leaders worldwide to take action for Tibet. Together we can raise the stakes of occupying Tibet for the Chinese government, until Tibet is free.

Political Prisoners

Free Tashi Wangchuk

Tibetan shopkeeper, Tashi Wangchuk, 31, was detained on January 27, 2016, after appearing in a New York Times video in which he advocated for the rights of Tibetans to learn...
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Free Shokjang

Tibetan writer Druklo, known by his penname “Shokjang”, was sentenced to three years in prison on February 17, 2016. He has responded to authorities and rejected their sentence and maintains...
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Free the Panchen Lama

After the Dalai Lama, the Panchen Lama is one of the highest Tibetan spiritual leaders. In 1995 Chinese officials kidnapped him at the young age of 6. Two decades later,...
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Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

Tenzin Delek Rinpoche was a renowned 65-year-old Buddhist teacher, who became the latest in a long line of Tibetans to die in Chinese prison, sparking international outrage and protests against...
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Commemorative Dates

Feb 13: Tibetan Independence Day

Every country marks significant historical dates in its founding as a nation. Regardless of its current political status, Tibet is no exception and Students for a Free Tibet has set...
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March 10: Tibetan Uprising Day

March 10th is one of the most historically significant days representing the Tibetan people’s aspirations for a future free from Chinese government rule. On March 10, 1959, tens of thousands...
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Other

Kokoxili: Nomads’ Land

The Chinese government is seeking UNESCO World Heritage status for Kokoxili (Hoh Xil in Chinese) in Tibet. Kokoxili is a vast area, as big as Denmark and the Netherlands combined,...
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Unite for Tibet

  Tibet is in Crisis Over 60 years of violent Chinese rule has created a crisis in occupied Tibet. Since 2009, at least 140 Tibetans have lit themselves on fire...
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Stand with Larung Gar

The world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist academy, Larung Gar, is currently facing wide-scale demolitions by the Chinese government. The multi-year plan, which aims to downsize Larung Gar’s population by 50% and evict and displace...
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Protect Academic Freedom

What are the Confucius Institutes? Confucius Institutes are educational programs backed by China’s Ministry of Education in partnerships in educational institutions outside China. Their stated aim is to promote Chinese...
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Past Campaigns

Participate in SFT’s hard-hitting campaigns to free political prisoners, stop China’s destructive infrastructure projects in Tibet, and get government leaders worldwide to take action for Tibet. Together we can raise the stakes of occupying Tibet for the Chinese government, until Tibet is free.

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