Tuesday June 3, 2014, Parliament Hill, Ottawa
10:00 am – Press Conference, Charles Lynch Room, Centre Block
10:30 am – Commemoration Reception, Room 505 Victoria Building, 140 Wellington Street
On the 25th anniversary of the brutal crackdown of student demonstrations in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, three Canadians will present their first-hand accounts of the events in the square that night at a 10:00 am press conference at Charles Lynch hosted by David Sweet, MP on Parliament Hill. They will be introduced by Cheuk Kwan, Chair, Toronto Association for Democracy in China and will bear witness to a massacre that the Chinese government is anxious to erase from our memory.
Ms. Liane Lee 李蘭菊, representative of the Hong Kong Federation of Students in 1989
Mr. Yuguo Chen 陳育國, lecturer in political science at Beijing University in 1989
The Hon. Jim Munson, CTV Beijing Bureau Chief in 1989
The press conference will be followed by a 10:30 am commemoration reception hosted by the Hon. Consiglio Di Nino at 505 Victoria Building. They will be joined by: