Visual Artists Guild
Annual Awards Dinner
Commemoration of the 26th anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre
Saturday, May 30 2015 /5 P.M.
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.
the world not to forget.
Leader of Cuba’s Damas de Blanco (Ladies in White)
Cuba's Damas de Blanc 古巴“白衣女士"組織
A movement founded in 2003 by wives and female relatives of Cuba's imprisoned dissidents, who tirelessly petitioned for their release.
Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement 香港雨傘運動
A movement started in 2014 in demanding true universal suffrage in Hong Kong
Women's Rights in China 中國婦權
Founded by Jing Zhang 張菁, the group aimed to combat gender discrimination in China, to fight for girl babies’ equal rights to survive
Su Changlan 蘇昌蘭
Member of Women's Rights in China, imprisoned in China to be tried for subversion for her vocal support of the Umbrella Movement
Human rights activist of Amnesty International Group 22
Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba
Saturday, May 30, 2015
5:00 p.m. Reception and Registration
6:00 p.m. Dinner
Chinese Banquet Dinner $35, $50, $100
Note: No tickets available at the door
FOR ONLINE PAYMENT, $3 is added for Paypal fee (see below)
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