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: [sz-youtube value=”Frankyandminx Street Dogs” type=”” max=”50″ sortorder=”published”]
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 […]
An undetermined amount of Tibetan art was destroyed during the PRC’s ‘cultural revolution’. The Institute of Tibetan Thangka Art is based in Dharamsala, India; it is a non-profit, and is a free, five-year program. Students study under master painters and are creating beautiful works. Built On Respect created a website for the small school so […]
The aim of Save Zanskar is to promote education, and save the distinct culture of this very poor, traditionally Tibetan region of northern India. In 2003, Geshe Lobsang Yonten started what was to become the foundation of Save Zanskar when he brought 17 poor children from Zanskar to Manali and Dharamsala, India for schooling — […]
TIBETAN MUSICIANS WORK FOR RELEASE OF IMPRISONED ARTISTS Musicians and Activists on Three Continents Call for Release of Tashi Dhondup and Dhondup Wangchen New York, December 8, 2010 – Tibetan classical musician Techung and the non-profit Built On Respect are working with other musicians and NGOs to raise awareness for two Tibetan artists illegally imprisoned […]
New York, October 4, 2010 – Veteran street rockers, the Street Dogs, have joined with the non-profit Built On Respect to raise awareness for human rights violations in Tibet, and to encourage youth to use their freedom to speak for those who cannot. In a new PSA Street Dogs singer, Mike McColgan, and Built on […]