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20th Anniversary of Tiananmen event on June 6th

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square in China. The local Portland group of Amnesty International will commemorate the anniversary with an event on Saturday June 6th.

A brief event description is as shown below. There is also a flyer available online at: http://tinyurl.com/T-squareFlyer

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20th Anniversary of Tiananmen: The Ensuing Struggle for the Right to Freedom of Expression

Amnesty International Group 48 will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown with a presentation of the documentary, “The Tank Man”. Before and after the film, Portland State University Political Science Professor, Bruce Gilley will provide expert analysis on the crackdown and the ensuing struggle for freedom of expression and human rights. This event is cosponsored by the World Affairs Council of Oregon. For more information, call 503-227-1878 or visit http://aipdx.org.

When: Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 2pm

Where: US Bank Room at the Central Library, 801 SW 10th Avenue, Portland