Updates – Page 3 – Students for a Free Tibet
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China’s state violence is out of hand in Tibet. On July 7, more than 100 Tibetans were brutally beaten and tear-gassed for protesting mining operations at local mountains. Several people were hospitalized, including a 70-year-old Tibetan man named Sogrui Pewang. We stand with the Tibetans in...

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Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) invites you to join us in marking 10 years since the 2008 uprising in Tibet and the Beijing Olympics campaign. 2008 saw unprecedented demonstrations around the world in support of the Tibetan people's struggle for freedom and...

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Last week, at UMass Boston's quarterly meeting, a University of Massachussets (UMass) Amherst alum and staff member, and SFT Board member Thondup Tsering urged the Board of Trustees to terminate their Confucius Institute contract. He was joined by Michael Hartt, the school's music Professor...

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Thank you for this opportunity. My name is Thondup Tsering. I am a Tibetan-American, a UMass Alum and an employee in the Student Affairs and Campus Life department at UMass Amherst since 2000. My son did his BA – and my daughter...

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I am writing this message from Washington, DC. After months of preparation, we are just days away from the 2nd Tibet, Hong Kong, and Taiwan Round Table Conference. This year’s conference, taking place June 3 to 6, will host an excellent group of...

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Last night, we found out that Tashi Wangchuk received a sentence of five years in prison on charges of “inciting separatism”. His crime: advocating for the protection of Tibetan language. Regardless of China’s obligations to protect the Tibetan language under their own constitution,...

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