Washington D.C: Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation hosted the commemoration of Tiananmen Square Massacre on 4 June 2019 at Capitol building west lawn.
More than 300 people attended the commemorative event Tiananmen Square student democracy movement leaders Wang Dan, Wu Er Kaixi, Zhou Fengsuo, Xiong Wei, Zheng Xuguang as well as famous Chinese democracy movement leader Yan Jiaqi, Wei Jingsheng and Yang Jianli who also participated in the event. Apart from that Mr. Sahrtsong Tenzin Dedan, the head of CTA’s China desk and Mr. Tsultrim Gyatsio, the Chinese liaison officer also participated in the event.
The event also witnessed the presence of Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives and Chairman McGovern of CECC.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled the statue of the tank man in the memory of the famously known tank man a lone protestor at Tiananmen Square.
Later, the US National Endowment for Democracy Foundation awarded the democracy award to Tibetan, Uighur, and China Aid Association.
-Filed by Office of Tibet, Washington D.C