Outside the Chinese embassy in Washington, more than 100 people gathered to commemorate the Tiananmen Square crackdown of June 4, 1989. Photo: Nectar Gan
Outside the Chinese embassy in Washington, more than 100 people gathered to commemorate the Tiananmen Square crackdown of June 4, 1989. Photo: Nectar Gan

Washington Tiananmen vigil attracts first-timers for 30th anniversary

  • Biggest turnout in years for candlelight commemoration outside Chinese embassy
  • For many, it is the first time they have spoken of the events of June 4, 1989

Outside the Chinese embassy in Washington, more than 100 people gathered to commemorate the Tiananmen Square crackdown of June 4, 1989. Photo: Nectar Gan
Outside the Chinese embassy in Washington, more than 100 people gathered to commemorate the Tiananmen Square crackdown of June 4, 1989. Photo: Nectar Gan
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