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WELCOME TO SFT’S OLYMPICS CAMPAIGN SITE is Students for a Free Tibet’s Beijing 2008 Olympics website. Here you can find information, images, video links and media coverage of SFT’s creative and bold direct actions in Beijing and around the world this past summer. For SFT’s current activities and campaigns, as well as information on how you can get involved, please [...]

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Go to the Global Actions tab above for a directory of SFT’s Olympics actions inside Beijing around the world. Click on each action for more information and to watch video and see photos and bios of the activists involved.

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WATCH Lhadon’s video message to Tibetans and supporters, followed by a short music video of the Olympic uprising for Tibet. DONATE today to help build on the momentum of this historic year and support SFT’s work in the next critical phase of the Tibetan freedom struggle. Support SFT in the post-Olympic period leading up to the [...]

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As Olympics Conclude, China pursues final propaganda push on Tibet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2008 Contacts: Tenzin Dorjee, Deputy Director, Han... Read more

For Immediate Release: Eight Tibet Supporters Arrive Home to New York from Beijing After Being Jailed by Chinese Authorities During Olympic Games

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Monday, August 25, 2008 Contacts: In New York-Celia Alario, +1917 289 0219; Amy Lisbeth +1 917 860 6470; In UK-Han Shan and Tenzin... Read more

From the Blogs [ VIEW MORE ]

Boing Boing tv (Beijing): interview with pro-Tibet videobloggers in hiding.

Posted by Xeni Jardin on Boing Boing August 25, 2008 10:34 AM Last week, eight American citizens were detained in Beijing for participating in pro-Tibetan sovereignty protests near the site of the 2008 Olympics, with Students for a Free Tibet. Two videobloggers who documented those protest and guerrilla art installations evaded detention, and spoke to [...]

The “Olympics Diary” of a Tibetan

Posted by Tashibod on China Digital Times The following diary was originally posted in Chinese and provides a glimpse into life in a remote Tibetan area as the Olympics were being celebrated in Beijing: Today is Tuesday, July 22, 2008, and it is the tenth day since I came back to my hometown. Within these [...]