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2023 was a massive year for SFT and the Tibetan Freedom Movement! Click here to read about some key campaign updates in our End of Year Newsletter. Thank you to all of our supporters for helping our international grassroots network of activists...

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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 linguistic, cultural, and...

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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 issue of Tibet...

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The burning death in Sichuan is the 160th known self-immolation in Tibetan regions since 2009. An 81-year-old Tibetan man has died after a self-immolation protest over Chinese rule, setting himself on fire last week at a police station in front of a...

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The fate and motivation of the man, identified as Tsering Samdup, remain unknown. A Tibetan man set himself on fire near a police station in a Tibetan region of northwestern China’s Qinghai province and was immediately taken away by authorities with no...

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Tsewang Norbu, a popular 25-year-old contemporary Tibetan singer who reportedly self immolated in late February, has passed away, a reliable source has confirmed. According to reports by exile media, Tsewang Norbu self immolated on 25 February 2022 in front of the Potala...

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DHARAMSHALA, Mar. 7: Tibetans in Dharamshala, considered the de-facto capital of the exile Tibetan setup mourned the death of the latest self immolator in Tibet who reportedly died after he shouted slogans and burned himself in front of the Potala palace in Lhasa...

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