Category Archives: Recent Actions

Tibet Landslide Highlights Devastating Impact of Mining

April 12, 2013 A tragic landslide in Gyama (near Lhasa) has claimed the lives of 83 people, 2 of whom were Tibetan. Rights advocates and environmental experts argue that the landslide was caused by aggressive operations that heavily damaged the environment. … Continue reading

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Tibetan Villagers Halt Mining Project on Sacred Mountain

By Ahni Jan 28, 2012 Tibetan Villagers have successfully halted a controversial mining operation that threatened Kawagebo, one of the most sacred peaks in the Tibetan world. (Article cross-posted from the Sacred Land Film Project) Tibetan Village Stops Mining on … Continue reading

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Protest at the Inter-Citic Minerals AGM

Yesterday, on Thursday, May 26th, Students for a Free Tibet Canada held  a protest outside the Scotia Plaza at 40 King St. West, Toronto. Protesters targetted the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Inter-Citic Minerals (listed on the TSX as ICI), and … Continue reading

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China Gold International Investors Presentation

On May 12th, 2011, Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) Canada held a protest outside of the China Gold International Investors Presentation at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Toronto. SFT’s Mining Campaign Coordinator, Jigme Duntak was able to attend the … Continue reading

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Mining Injustice Conference 2011

This past weekend SFT attended the Mining Injustice Conference at the University of Toronto. Continue reading

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SFT Vancouver & Victoria Protest Mining Resource Investment Conference

On January 23rd, 2011, a group of approximately 25 Tibetans and Tibetan supporters came together for the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference to stand up against mining companies who are currently active inside of Tibet and to make investors aware about … Continue reading

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SFT Hong Kong Protests Against China Gold

Demonstrators in Hong Kong this morning (December 3) called on China Gold International Resources (CGIR) to immediately withdraw from Tibet. The protesters, holding banners and the Tibetan national flag, shouted slogans demanding an end to the exploitation of Tibet’s natural … Continue reading

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Day of Action China Against Gold International Resources

Students for a Free Tibet Canada organized a national day of action yesterday, November 29, 2010, calling for the immediate withdrawal of China Gold International Resources from Tibet. China Gold International Resources (formally Jinshan) has come under fire by Tibet … Continue reading

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Protest Outside China Gold’s Shareholder’s Meeting

October 14, 2010: Tibetans and supporters protest outside China Gold International Resources Corporation’s meeting of shareholders and executives to finalize the acquisition of a copper mine in Gyama (Ch. Jiama) near Lhasa, Tibet’s capital. Local Tibetans have protested water contamination … Continue reading

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SFT Canada Confronts China Gold at Resource Investment Conference

This past Saturday, SFT Canada organized a protest in downtown Toronto where the Toronto Resource Investment Conference was taking place. China Gold International Resources Corporation (formerly Jinshan Mining) was present at the conference so SFT Canada took action to make … Continue reading

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