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On March 10, 1959, tens of thousands of Tibetans took to the streets of Lhasa, Tibet’s capital, to rise up against China’s illegal invasion and occupation of their homeland. 60 years later, we continue to honor those individuals through our actions.  We REMEMBER our Tibetan...

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Earlier this month, Chemi Lhamo—SFT Canada Board Member—clinched a well-deserved election victory to serve as the University of Toronto Scarborough Student Union President. During this special time, there is a story that Chemi shared that deeply resonated with me: “I was 11 yrs old...

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Feb 9, 2019: Watch here Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Dorjee Tseten, Member of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and SFT’s Executive Director, speak at the NYC Tibetan Community Losar (Tibetan New Year) gathering, organized by Tibetan Community New York and New Jersey. Speech transcript: I...

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As I write this, our members are rising to take action for Tashi Wangchuk on the third anniversary of his arrest. Tashi Wangchuk is currently serving five years in prison on charges of 'inciting separatism.' His crime? Publicly seeking his right to Tibetan...

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Last week, we marked Internet Freedom Day with protests outside of Google offices in 10 countries. We showed up in force to demand that Google scrap its controversial plans to develop a censored search engine in China, called Project Dragonfly.  These actions are made possible...

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The University of Massachusetts Boston has officially severed its ties with Confucius Institutes! This victory is a testament to the power of grassroots. Just over one year ago, Boston community members, students, faculty, and activists started organizing against the CI at UMass Boston. They...

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