Press contact: Dorjee Tseten, Executive Director: 646-753-3889 Backed by Chinese state media, and through pressure from state-controlled internet watchdogs, Marriott International in China faced immense online backlash for having ‘Tibet, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao’ listed as countries in a question for a poll they conducted over email for their members. This online backlash resulted... Read More
Last July, the popular UK soccer club, Liverpool Football Club (LFC) signed a deal with Tibet Water Resources Limited (TWRL), making it their official drink. However, Tibet Water is a Chinese company that exploits Tibet’s natural resources for its profits in spite of the lack of human rights and freedom in Tibet. Since the deal... Read More
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release January 8, 2018 Protest at New York Chinese Consulate demands Release, Justice for Language Advocate Tashi Wangchuk New York, NY – Protesters appeared en masse at 11:30 AM today at the Chinese Consulate in New York, demanding that the Chinese government release Tibetan shopkeeper and language advocate Tashi Wangchuk.... Read More
Your efforts are working! Just this morning (Beijing Evening), Tashi Wangchuk’s first day of trial concluded without a verdict after four hours, but not without international diplomats’ pressure. Take action now to keep up the pressure and send a strong message that we are strongly against this unjust trial. Here’s what we know so far:... Read More
Students for a Free Tibet welcomes the news of Tibetan filmmaker and former political prisoner Dhondup Wangchen’s safe arrival to the US. In 2008, he was sentenced to 6 years in prison by the Chinese government for making a documentary titled "Leaving Fear Behind."