Students for a Free Tibet
Transforming our world
through nonviolent action

Amplifying the Voices of Tibetans in Tibet

We work in solidarity with the Tibetan people in their struggle for freedom and independence. We are a chapter-based network of young people and activists around the world. Through education, grassroots organizing, and nonviolent direct action, we campaign for Tibetans’ fundamental right to political freedom.

Who We Are

Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) was founded in New York City in 1994 by a group of Tibetans and young students and supporters.

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What We Do

Through education, grassroots organizing, and nonviolent direct action, we campaign for Tibetans’ fundamental right to political freedom.

Our Work

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Latest Updates

Dear Tom Buhrow, Chairman; Tim Davie, Director General; Mirko Bibic, President and Chief Executive Officer; Hubert T. Lacroix, President and Chief Executive Officer; David M. Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer; JB Perrette, President & Chief Executive Officer; Merete Eldrup, Chief Executive...

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Students for a Free Tibet calls on the media giant to end their collaboration with the Olympics and refuse to air the “Genocide Games.”  ***Photos and videos available at http://bit.ly/SFTMedia123New York - At around 1:00pm EST dozens of Tibetan, Uyghur, and Hongkonger...

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WASHINGTON DC, July 27th—Today, the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) held a hearing on the Corporate Sponsorship of the 2022 Beijing Olympics. The Commission invited the U.S.-based companies who sponsor the Olympics to this hearing to address how they will “manage the...

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***Tibetan version below WASHINGTON DC, July 8th — Students for a Free Tibet, Hong Kong Watch, and Campaign for Uyghurs have been awarded the World Movement for Democracy’s Democracy Courage Tribute. This award honors activists working to build solidarity and resilience against...

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June has been a whirlwind of a month for SFT: protests, meetings, new interns, and more! As committed allies to the Tibetan Freedom Movement, thank you for supporting our work and enabling us to have such a fruitful month. Here are some of our...

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Pressure Mounts to Boycott Beijing 2022 as Global Rights Groups Unite in Protests around the World; China’s Uyghur Genocide Cited as a ‘Red Line’ Boston - On International Olympic Day [1] campaigners representing Tibetan, Uyghur, Southern Mongolian, Hongkonger, Taiwanese, and Chinese people...

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