Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tibetan Activists Observed “World Water Day” in Dharamsala

Tibet is the source of most of Asia’s great rivers and the estimated 1.4 billion people across 11 large downstream nations who depend on them are threatened, not only by China’s aspirations for dam building, but also by the serious impacts of climate change that is affecting the flow of […]

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Xi Jinping Unwelcomed by Tibet Activists in Goa

Activist from Students for a Free Tibet India staged a bold protest against Chinese president Xi Jinping during the 8th BRICS Summit in Goa. The summit marks his second visit to India in the last three years.

A night before Xi’s arrival in Goa for the summit, activist from SFT India […]

Friday, September 23, 2016

First International Seminar on ‘Damming crisis in Tibet: Threat to Water Security In Asia’ held in New Delhi

New Delhi, September 23, 2016: Students for a Free Tibet-India (SFT-India) organised an International Seminar on Damming Crisis in Tibet: Threat to Water Security In Asia at India International Center, New Delhi ahead of World Rivers Day. Over 150 Indian and Tibetan students, civil society members, and experts attended the […]

Chapter Visit – August, 2016

Chapter Visit-2016

At Students for a Free Tibet, our strength comes from our grassroots network. The efficacy of our hard hitting campaigns is because of our committed student volunteers, members and supporters who never miss an opportunity to organize, mobilize and take action!



Every year, SFT-India tours the country to meet with […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

SOLIDARITY VIGIL | Larung Gar Tibetan Buddhist Academy

Regional Tibetan Youth Congress and Students for a Free Tibet – India organized a vigil on August 10 to protest against the demolition of Larung Gar, the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist Academy. Locals of Dharamshala joined the vigil to condemn the Chinese government’s demolition of this iconic Buddhist community. The […]

Sunday, July 31, 2016


We just concluded a 2 and half day Regional Training at the Tibetan Youth Hostel in New Delhi – organised by SFT Delhi.

SFT-India Campaign Team came down to Delhi to train and engage this bright group of passionate energetic changemakers!

We’ve had heated conversations, honest debates, curious questions, and hilariously fun […]

Our Vision | A Kalachakra by Tibet’s Panchen Lama

This year marks 21 years since the Chinese Government abducted 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima when he was only 6 years old. Tibetans and the international community continue to campaign for his well being and release after all these years. To everyone’s surprise the Chinese government made yet another […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016


Internationally acclaimed award-winning Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden (Tharlo, The Search, Old Dog, Silent Holy Stones) was arbitrary detained on June 28 at Xining Airport in China. Following his detention, he was hospitalized for several days. Pema Tseden is a well-respected Tibetan filmmaker. The Film Directors’ Guild of China made a […]

I AM TANKMAN | Commemorating Tiananmen Demonstration

To mark the 27th anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre, we organised an event to show solidarity with the victims of the massacre and raise awareness about the ongoing crackdown on democracy and human rights activists in China. We remain inspired by the courage of the students who took to the streets to challenge […]

Monday, May 30, 2016

Dharamshala Educational Visit | Group from Thailand

This year for the first time SFT-India received a diverse group of students and professionals from Thailand. Through the one-week intensive immersion in the Tibetan exile community, the Thai group learnt about Tibetan culture, contemporary politics, history, activism, ongoing campaigns, exile democratic processes and delved into Tibetan Buddhism as well. […]