rose.jpgWHAT:  Protest the Pasadena Sister Cities Association for their failure to be a caring sister city for the Xicheng District of Beijing. 
WHAT: 11:00 am. Sunday, Arpil 5, 2009
WHERE:  Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
To tell the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee that they should act as a good sister to Xicheng District in engaging in a dialogue of real communications and ask Governor Zhang Yu of Xicheng District of Beijing to help promote human rights in China for his own people.
To ask the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee members to give a message to Beijing via Mr. Zhang Yu, the Governor of Xicheng District of Beijing, to ask for the release of Liu Xiaobo who was detained since December 10, 2008 on the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the release of other prisoners of conscience: Huang Qi, Sun Lin, Qi Chonghuai, Hu Jia, Yang Chunlin, Chen Guangcheng and Shi Tao.

Pasadena Sister Cities Committee will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the relation with Xicheng District with Governor Zhang Yu.
Various human rights and China pro-democracy organizations.  To be announced.
CONTACT INFORMATION : Visual Artists Guild, Ann Lau 310-539-0234, 310-433-0697 or Ann Noonan 646/251-6069.