or Free Tibet Campaign
is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 1987 and based in London
. It stands for the rights of Tibetans
to determine their own future and campaigns for "an end to the Chinese occupation of Tibet and for the fundamental human rights
of Tibetans to be respected." It is a member of the International Tibet Support Network
(ITSN), a worldwide group of affiliated organizations campaigning for human rights and self-determination in Tibet.
Free Tibet generates active support through public education about the situation in Tibet. It is independent of all governments and are funded by members and supporters. As of December 2010 Free Tibet had around 6,000 members, over 20,000 supporters, around 40 local groups around the UK
and a further 15 around the world, involved in fund raising and letter writing campaigns. All local groups are legally and financially autonomous.
Free Tibet issues a 3-time yearly magazine to its members in addition to regular mailings informing its supporters of the organization's... Read More