Visual Artists Guild

Cordially invites you to our
Annual Tiananmen Commemoration & Awards Dinner
In the spring of 1989, Beijing erupted with the largest spontaneous demonstrations the Peoples’ Republic of China had witnessed in its 40-year history.  The pro-democracy movement quickly spread to over 30 cities around China before the world witnessed the horrors of the government’s brutal crackdown.  As the Chinese people fled from the tanks and guns, they asked the international press to let the world know the truth

In New York

Saturday June 9, 2012
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Chatham Square Restaurant - 6 Chatham Square, New York City  (212) 587-8800
Keynote Speaker
Ethan Gutmann
2005 Spirit of Tiananmen Awardee
Author, commentator, researcher on the PRC's internet surveillance, security and its interactions with western businesses in China

Honoring Chen Guangcheng
Blind Human Rights Activist-lawyer, formerly imprisoned and under house arrest in PRC.
Join us to celebrate his freedom!

Honoring Tiananmen Memorial Foundation
 An Endowment for the furtherance of human rights and welfare for Chinese people worldwide

Honoring Jing Zhang
Founder of Women's Rights in China

Honoring Gao Zhisheng
Human Rights Lawyer, currently imprisoned in China
Ge Geng, daughter of Gao Zhisheng will accept on behalf of her father

Dinner Cost: $40.00 advanced purchase, $45 at the Door
Please send check no later than May 28, 2012
Payable to Visual Artist Guild to

353 W. 57th Street #2227, New York, NY 10019 Attn: Peggy Chane

Contact Information: Peggy Chane 212-554-6447 or 310-539-0234
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