Listen to the First Detailed Account of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Chinese dissident Shen Tong describes 28 October, 1992 to the press at the Newton headquarters of the Democracy for China Fund his detention experiences after being arrested in China for pro-democracy

After escaping from China to the United States, a 20-year-old student leader of the democracy movement at Tiananmen Square gave a press conference.  On June 30, 1989, Shen Tong was hosted by the Walker Center for Ecumenical Exchange in Newton, Massachusetts. He provided the first detailed, eye-witness account by a student leader of the Tiananmen Square massacre and of the events that led up to it.