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SFT IS GROWING! The movement for freedom and human rights in Tibet is strong, bolstered by campaigns victories, decisive direct actions, and, most importantly, a rapidly expanding grassroots network. We’re hiring for four new positions at SFT! Please apply...

Rising Against Xi in Europe

This month, SFT and Tibet activists took action to make sure Tibet would be in the headlines as Xi Jinping took his trip across Europe. Despite European governments giving Xi a red carpet treatment and directing police to silence...

China’s Mega-Dam Plans Threaten Sacred Tibetan Monastery and Indigenous Communities

Recent news reports have emerged that the Chinese government will destroy Atsok Gompa—another sacred Tibetan monastery—and displace over 15,555 people in the surrounding Drakkar, Kawasumdo, and Mangra counties to build another Chinese mega-dam along the Machu or “Yellow River.”...

Empowering Youth Activists: Insights from SFT’s Midwest Conference

And that’s a wrap on this year’s SFT Midwest Conference in Minnesota! Youth activists from Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Minnesota came together for a weekend of trainings in grassroots mobilization and strategic non-violence! SFT Chicago, SFT Wisconsin, and...

Remembering the 65th Tibetan National Uprising Day

This week, people across the world took to the streets to commemorate the 65th Tibetan National Uprising Day! On this day we honor the sacrifices of thousands of Tibetans who took to the streets of Lhasa on 10 March...

SFT Midwest Conference

Are you a young person looking to get more involved in the Tibetan Freedom Movement? Eager to learn about how to effectively advocate for Tibet while meeting other young people who are passionate about human rights? If so, be...

Breaking News: China Arrests 1000+ Tibetans Arrested Dam Project

Over 1,000 Tibetans have been arrested by Chinese police in occupied Tibet for protesting the Chinese government’s construction of a dam that would displace 2,000+ Tibetans from their homes and further ravage Tibet’s environment. Two Tibetans inside Tibet have...

CMAC is Back!

This year’s SFT Cross-Movement Action Camp will be held in Germany! Participants will develop skills in strategic nonviolent movement building, grassroots mobilization, public speaking, and more. Engage in meaningful dialogue and learn alongside a community of Tibetans, Hong Kongers,...

Celebrating Human Rights Day With Tibetan Film Maker Dhondup Wangchen

AMPLIFY Tibetan heroes! Dhondup Wangchen was tortured for over seven years in Chinese prison for filming the documentary Leaving Fear Behind, ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. His documentary interviewed 108 Tibetans inside of Tibet and captured the continued...

SFT’s Pema Doma Speaks Out About The CCP Violence During The 2023 APEC Summit

SFT’s Pema Doma was invited to the United States House of Representatives for a press conference to speak to Members of Congress and international media outlets about CCP violence against Tibetan youth activists during the 2023 APEC Summit in...

Dorje Tashi and Gonpo Kyi: A Family of Political Prisoners

Share this infographic to amplify Dorje Tashi and Gonpo Kyi’s story of resistance! Just TODAY Gonpo Kyi was released from Chinese prisons after eight days of unjust imprisonment. Yet due to China’s media blackout in Tibet, updates on her...

Summer Interns Needed!

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Want to spend your summer taking action for Tibet? Want to gain valuable skills in grassroots mobilization, campaigns strategy, public speaking and more? Apply to be an SFT intern and take your activism to the...

SFT Solidarity Statement

Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for self-determination. SFT reaffirms its commitment to nonviolence and mourns all civilians whose precious lives have been cut short by the ongoing violence....

UPDATE: The “Resolve Tibet Act” Has Been Approved By The House Of Foreign Affairs Committee

This landmark bill recognizes the unresolved nature of the Tibet-China conflict, the Tibetan people’s right to self-determination, and more. Read more on why RTA matters and take action today by clicking this link. And send a letter to your...

Rise Up Against Xi: A Cross-movement Protest During the Biden-Xi Talk

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 10, 2023) — Concurrent to the upcoming meeting between US President Joe Biden and CCP General Secretary

Bipartisan Commission Calls on Biden Administration to Prohibit the Sale of DNA Surveillance Technology to Chinese Law Enforcement Bureaus in Tibet

WASHINGTON D.C.—Earlier this week, Chairman Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), Co- chair Senator Jeffrey A. Merkley (D-OR), and the U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China wrote to the U.S. Secretaries of Commerce, Treasury ..

Global Student Pledge: Thermo Fisher, Stop Stealing Tibetan DNA!

Sign our pledge! We, the undersigned students, call on Thermo Fisher to immediately stop their sales of DNA testing kits, sequencers and other related products to police in occupied Tibet.  We write this letter to express our grave concern...

We’re Hiring!

Job Posting: Students for a Free Tibet Programs Coordinator Apply Here! Location: SFT HQ Office (602 E 14th Street, New York City, NY)Hours: 24 hours per weekStart date: September 18, 2023 Compensation: Based on experience level Reports to: Office ManagerApplication deadline:...

The U.S. Government Announces Visa Restrictions of Chinese Officials in Response to the Forced Tibetan Children’s Colonial Boarding Schools

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken just announced that the State Department will restrict the visas of Chinese government officials for forcing over one million Tibetan children into colonial boarding schools. These coercive policies seek to eliminate Tibet’s distinct...

U.N Urges China To “Provide Information” On Nine Imprisoned Tibetan Environmental Human Rights Defenders.

Recently the United Nations human rights experts have called for transparency from the Chinese government regarding nine wrongfully imprisoned Tibetan environmental human rights defenders. SFT and the Tibet Advocacy Coalition have been relentlessly engaging with the United Nations to raise the...

SFT Is Searching For A North America Grassroots Coordinator

Location: SFT HQ Office (New York City)Hours: 16 hours per weekStart date: August 21, 2023Compensation: Based on experience levelReports to: Grassroots DirectorApplication deadline: August 6, 2023 (interviews conducted on a rolling basis) APPLY HERE Requirements:  Highly motivated team player...