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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 6, 2018 Press Contact:   Dorjee Tseten, Executive Director, Students for a Free Tibet dorjee@studentsforafreetibet.org 646 753 3889 June 6: The 2nd Tibet, Hong Kong, and Taiwan Round Table conference successfully concluded today in Washington,DC at George Washington...

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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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PRESS ADVISORY: May 24, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE China’s Verdict on Tibetan Advocate Tashi Leads to Global Condemnations, Outrage NEW YORK – Tibetans and local supporters – gathered en masse to call for the immediate and unconditional release of Tibetan shopkeeper and...

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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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After over two years of arbitrary detention by Chinese authorities for his language advocacy, Tibetan shopkeeper Tashi Wangchuk has received a verdict of five years of imprisonment on trumped-up charges of “inciting separatism.” This kind of heavy-handed response is typical of an...

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30 Tibetans were detained and in early April after opposing plans to mine Sebtra Zagyen, a sacred mountain in Shakchu (Ch: Shaqu) Town in Diru (Ch: Biru) County, Nagchu (Ch: Naqu) Prefecture. According to reports by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights...

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