Tibetan Buddhist monk, Jampa Tenzin [Lhasa, Tibet, October 1, 1987]

This photo of demonstrations in Lhasa became the emblem of the Tibet movement, and John Ackerly became an international Tibet advocate and eventually President of the International Campaign for Tibet (1999 to 2009). He continues to serve the Tibet cause as a member of the ICT Board of Directors. To learn more about John’s experience in Tibet, read his book co-authored by Blake Kerr, "Sky Burial: An Eyewitness Account of China’s Brutal Crackdown in Tibet.”