Built on Respect hosted at talk with former political prisoner, Palden Gyatso, at Jivamukti Yoga in New York City. Free Burma Alliance and Students For A Free Tibet were also involved with promoting the event.
Built on Respect has worked for awareness of Tibet’s political prisoners since its inception. Current campaigns are calling for the release of both Tashi Dhondup, a young singer jailed for singing about the torture and disappearance of his country-mates, and Dhondup Wangchen, a film maker who was put in a forced labor camp for making [...]
Minx has started a campaign with the musicians, the Street Dogs, to raise awareness amongst Western youth for the plight of Tibet’s artists. The PSA was produced by BNB Productions and received International attention. See the video here. More Street Dogs videos here:
Built on Respect has mounted a campaign with Care2, in conjunction with their current ‘Freedom of Expression’ campaign calling for the release of Tashi Dhondup. The petition received amazing viral support, and garnered over 25,000 signatures in less than 15 days. The effort will continue, working with the Tibetan musician, Techung, and continued support from [...]