Monday, April 27, 2015

Lhakar Film Series: AVATAR – The Last Airbender

On April 27, we screened the  animated TV series Avatar: The  Last Airbender. We picked three  episodes which include obvious  relations to the conflict between  Tibet and China. Following the  screening, we had a really interesting  conversation about the similarities  between the cartoon and the Tibetan  freedom movement. The Avatar [...]

Save Tenzin: Urgent Medical Parole for Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

April 7, 2015 marked 13 years since Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's arrest. Rinpoche is a respected Buddhist teacher and Tibetan community leader who has been a prisoner of the Chinese state. Every day he spends in prison is one day too many.  On April 7, SFT and Tibet groups took  action [...]