The 5 College SFT does Lhakar at Mt. Holyoke

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On Saturday April 14th, Mount Holyoke College Students for a Free Tibet hosted its 2nd annual Himalayan Night in collaboration with the Nepali Students Organization. The event was hosted to foster cultural and… Continue reading

How do you teach self-immolations in Tibet?

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Last Thursday, April 5th, I gave a talk on the self-immolations at my school, followed by a Q&A. I was a bit nervous. How does one begin to try to make sense out of such a powerful yet painful act, without sensationalizing, to people who don’t know much about Tibet in the span of one hour?

Hu Jintao was Shamed during his recent visit to India

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I would like to share how Tibetans and Supporters shamed Hu Jintao on his recent visit to India on BRICS conference. Hu Jintao faces huge protest by Tibetans where ever he went and the… Continue reading

Tibetan Women: Thrinley Chodon & The Nyemo Revolt

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I am currently taking a class on Tibetan women visionaries at Columbia. In all my years taking Tibetan studies classes, I have never run into one focused solely on women, so I was… Continue reading

A journey through Hip Hop and Tibet

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Tenzin Wangchuk, MC name Exiled Prophet, shares his journey of growing up in New York and discovering Tibet through hip hop. He is the co-founder of Mind of a Monk, a Tibetan music… Continue reading

Spoken Words by Jigme Ritzekura

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We’d like to pay our respect and prayers to Jamphel Yeshi who passed away last night. Tibetans in India are doing everything they can to carry his and those insides, voices to Hu… Continue reading

Political Love for Tibet

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With the intensifying crackdown inside Tibet right now, it can sometimes be difficult to stay positive/cheerful about Tibet’s situation. But today was a slap-in-the-face-“stay-cool-goddammit!” kind of day. With the nomination by an Ontario… Continue reading

Two Things I Wish to Share on Lhakar

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Dorjee Tseten shares a powerful Lhakar moment observed by 2000 Tibetan students in Dharamsala and a creative political theatre by organized by SFT India calling on the UN to take action for Tibet.… Continue reading

Tibet Lobby Day USA!

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By the Young Turquoise Bee This week my sister and I decided to honor Lhakar a few days early. We joined a record number of Tibetan-Americans and supporters in Washington, DC for the 4th… Continue reading

LA Times Profile of Recent Self Immolations

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Self-immolations in Tibet Show No Sign of Slowing On March 10th, the Los Angeles Times ran an interesting article  profiling some of the Tibetans who have recently self immolated in Tibet. We thought it would… Continue reading