Updates – Page 5 – Students for a Free Tibet
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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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We are pulling out all the stops for the immediate release of Tashi Wangchuk. Tashi Wangchuk is a language advocate who was detained for bringing China to court over its failure to protect Tibetan language. On April 14 last month, we protested at the Chinese mission to...

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This week, Students for a Free Tibet was at the United Nations in Geneva for the 37th session of the Human Rights Council with the Tibet Advocacy Coalition to ensure China’s violations in Tibet do not go unchecked. We met with Special Rapporteurs to...

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