Showing solidarity to the Tiananmen Mothers and other human rights defenders and advocates in China is essential, especially during this period of social control. In the increasingly restrictive domestic environment in China, direct contact with foreigners, receipt of funds from international sources, and other common methods of support are risky and difficult. However, public messages of support are effective.
June 1, San Francisco: Seminar on the Tiananmen Massacre, 2-5pm, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall (旧金山国父纪念馆), 2121, 836 Stockton Street, 94108.
June 1, San Francisco; Candlelight Vigil, 7pm, Chinatown Portsmouth Square (旧金山中国城花园角).
June 1, Washington D.C.: Candlelight Vigil, 6:30-9:30pm, hosted by Huang Ciping, International Park, across from the Chinese Embassy (3505 International Pl NW).
June 2, Chicago: “Eternal Spring” Tiananmen 30th Anniversary Memorial Concert, hosted by Yang Fengshi (杨逢时),4:40pm, University of Chicago, Wentz Hall.
June 3, Yermo, California: Tank Man Sculpture Inauguration Ceremony, hosted by Humanitarian China 人道中国, 5pm, 37570 Yermo Rd, Yermo, CA 92398 (美国加州自由雕塑公园).
June 3, New York: ChinaFile Presents: Erasing History — Why Remember Tiananmen, hosted by Chinafile, 6:30-8pm, Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, NY, NY 10021.
June 3, Washington D.C.: China’s Repression Model: Tiananmen, Today, Tomorrow, hosted by National Endowment for Democracy, 12-2:30pm, 1025 F St NW Ste 800.
June 3, Washington D.C.: Tiananmen Square Massacre Candlelight Vigil, hosted by Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, 8:30-9:30pm, 300 New Jersey Ave NW at Victims of Communism Memorial (corner of New Jersey and Massachusetts Avenues NW, 20001).
June 3-4, Washington D.C.: “Suggested Readings” Government Floor Remarks, hosted by US Congress, evening June 3 into June 4, House and Senate Floors; Parliaments around the World.
June 4, Washington D.C.: Tiananmen Photo and Art Exhibit, hosted by Huang Ciping, 2:30-4:30, Rayburn House Office Building, Foyer (45 Independence Ave SW).
June 4, Washington D.C.: Congressional Hearing, Tiananmen at 30: Examining the Evolution of Repression in China, organized by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China and the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, hosted by the House Foreign Affairs Committee, 10am-12pm, 2172 Rayburn House Office Building (45 Independence Ave SW).
June 4, Washington D.C.: 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre Rally of Remembrance, hosted by The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, 1:30-3pm, US Capitol West Lawn First Street SW & 1st Street NW Washington, DC 20004.
June 4, Washington D.C.: 2019 NED Annual Democracy Awards Reception, hosted by the National Endowment for Democracy, 5-7pm, United States Capitol Building, Room HC-5 (First St SE).
June 5, Washington D.C.: “Rule By Fear: 30 Years After Tiananmen Square” Hearing, hosted by the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, 10am-12pm, Dirksen Senate Office Building, SD-419 (50 Constitution Ave NE, 20002).
June 2, Burnaby: Wreath laying Ceremony At the Statue of the Goddess of Democracy, hosted by the Vancouver Society in Support of Democratic Movement (溫哥華支援民主運動聯合會), 10-10:30am, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 3789 Royal Oak Ave., Burnaby, BC V5G 3M1.
June 2, Vancouver: Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Statue of the Goddess of Democracy, hosted by the Vancouver Society in Support of Democratic Movement (溫哥華支援民主運動聯合會), 12-12:30pm, Statute of Goddess of Democracy, Student Union Bldg, 6138 Student Union Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B9.
June 4, Vancouver: Democracy Walk, hosted by the Vancouver Society in Support of Democratic Movement (溫哥華支援民主運動聯合會), 7:15-8pm, Granville Street at West 6th Avenue, 2200 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 4H7.
June 4, Vancouver: Candlelight Vigil, hosted by the Vancouver Society in Support of Democratic Movement (溫哥華支援民主運動聯合會), 8-9:30pm, Chinese Consulate, Granville Street at West 16th Avenue, 3380 Granville Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 3K3.
June 4, Toronto: AWW Free School Final: 6/4/89, hosted by the Gardiner Museum and the AWW Free School, 6:30-8pm, Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7.
May 31: Re-learning the ’89 Democratic Movement (許sir開講：六四三十，重新認識八九民運), hosted by Hong Kong In-Media, 7-9pm, 365 Hennessy Rd Wan Chai Hong Kong (灣仔軒尼詩道365號富德樓9樓).
June 2: Anniversary of the June-Fourth Incident Forum, hosted by the Students’ Unions of Higher Institutions, 6-10:00pm, Platform outside Haking Wong Building, Hong Kong University.
June 4: “Vindicate June 4” March, organized by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, 3pm, from the Southorn Playground to the China Liaison Office.
June 4: Candlelight Vigil (六四,三十周年燭光悼念集會), organized by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, 8pm, Victoria Park Soccer Pitch.
June 4: Candlelight Vigil (六四,三十周年燭光悼念集會), 8:30pm, Kowloon, Freedom Fighter Monument at the Piazza of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
June 4: Candlelight Vigil (中國六四屠殺30週年燭光晚會), 華人民主書院et al., 7-9pm, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall – Freedom Square (中正紀念堂-自由广场).
June 4, London, United Kingdom: Remember/Resist: June 4th Massacre after 30 Years, organized by UK Committee to Commemorate June 4th Massacre, 8-10pm, in front of Chinese Embassy, 49-59 Portland Place, London W1B 1QJ.
June 2, Brisbane: Candlelight Vigil for the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, 7:00-9:00pm, The Commemorating Badge of Tiananmen Square Massacre (on the grass in front of Great Court in University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4067.