Please Join Us To Commemorate the 29th Anniversary
of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
On June 4th and June 5th, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation will be hosting events to commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989.
Candlelight Vigil at the Victims of Communism Memorial
Join us at the Victims of Communism Memorial on June 4th for a candlelight vigil and ceremony of remembrance on behalf of the victims of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. We will hear remarks from survivors, victims‘ families, and others who have been persecuted by the communist regime in China.
Monday, June 4
Vigil Ceremony Begins
Victims of Communism Memorial
Corner of Massachusetts and
New Jersey Avenues Northwest
Exploring the Contested History of Tiananmen Square Join the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation on June 5th for an expert panel discussion on the relevance of the Tiananmen Square Massacre today, and for the presentation of the Foundation‘s Human Rights Award Fang Zheng, who had both of his legs crushed by an oncoming tank in Tiananmen Square after pushing one of his schoolmates to safety.
Tuesday, June 5
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Lunch and Registration
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Expert Panel and Q&A
Rayburn House Office Building
Please RSVP for the Panel Discussion here
Fang Zheng is the president of the Chinese Democracy Education Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting freedom, democracy, and human rights in the People’s Republic of China. Mr. Fang participated in the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protest, and had both of his legs crushed after he risked his own life to push an unconscious girl out of the way of a charging tank. Mr. Fang attended Beijing College of Sports, where he majored in bio-dynamics in sports.