Burmese Democracy Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Released!

Aung San Suu KyiAll of us at Students for a Free Tibet welcome the release of Burmese democracy leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi and urge Burma’s military generals to release the over 2,200 Burmese political prisoners still in prison.

Read more about Aung Sun Suu Kyi’s release after 15 years under house arrest including reactions from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, President Obama and other world leaders.

Read the U.S. Campaign for Burma’s press statement.
Read Human Rights Watch’s press statement.

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About INDIA: Stand Up for Tibet-Petition

Please sign this petition to strongly urge Shri S. M. Krishna, The Minister of External Affairs to make a strong and clear statement acknowledging the crackdown in Tibet, and to highlight the human rights violations being carried out in Tibet today. We will deliver this petition on October 2nd, 2012 - Gandhi Jayanti - a day that symbolizes our nation’s ability to reject colonial rule, to recognize freedom as our birthright, and to regain our independence. National wide Candle Light Vigil wil be organised by our Indian Members and supporters in all the Indian major cities that day. Tibet Needs You Now! Students for a Free Tibet, India (SFT India) is the India National Network of Students for a Free Tibet International, which has over 650 chapters in more than 35 countries. We are a Non-Profit Organization funded entirely by our members and supporters. Founded in the year 2000 from a very humble beginning as a loose network of few young activists and students based in Dharamshala campaigning for Tibet’s Independence, SFT India has grown as nation-wide network of youth, campaigning for the Fundamental Rights of the Tibetan people, and we are still growing. It is from our grassroots network that we gain our strength. To ensure the effectiveness of our grassroots network, we create awareness and sensitize the world on the just cause of Tibet. We believe that young people can and must take responsibility to change our world for the better.
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