SFT-India organized its first Free Tibet! Action Camp in 2006, with a host of trainers from our International Office in New York. In the fall of 2013 we organized our first Action Camp with an all-India team. We believe this is a testimony of the power of nonviolent resistance training. All our trainers at the 2017 Free Tibet! Action Camp have been through rigorous SFT strategic nonviolence and leadership building trainings, and are today confident trainers themselves.
SFT - India with the goal of recruiting more Indian and Tibetan youth in the Tibetan Freedom Movement, we embarked on a journey to eleven major Indian cities namely Chandigarh, Delhi, Udaipur, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata, in August, 2011
Since 1960, when Dharamshala became the temporary headquarter of His Holiness The Dalai Lama, it has risen to international fame as “The Little Lhasa in India”. SFT is providing opportunities for students all across the world to explore the magnificent land of Buddhism. International students are joining SFT for the Annual flagship program which is normally held in June.
Direct action means taking action yourself to create social change. Direct action is about recognizing your power as an individual - or group of individuals - to create meaningful change in the world, rather than relying on others.
During Chinese leaders visit to India, we make sure they are held accountable for the genocide inside Tibet.