Support Democracy in China

Free Wang Dan

Chinese dissident Wang Dan recently had his appeal denied after a perfunctory 10-minute hearing. He now faces an 11-year sentence in Chinese forced labor camps. Join us in our efforts to free Wang Dan.


Support Democracy in China (SDC) is a volunteer community organization based in Silicon Valley. Our mission is to promote Human Rights in China through peaceful means. Our ongoing projects include programs in the following areas:

  • Community Outreach
  • Dissident Relief
  • Information Technology
  • Education

News About China

Current Programs

Recent Activities

  • Newsletter
    Support Democracy in China just published its periodic newsletter. Come read about the June 4 memorial event, Carol Bridgewater's dedication to the democracy cause, and China's escape from condemnation in the U.N.
  • June 4 Commemoration of Tiananmen Square
    On June 4, 1996, SDC co-sponsored a day of activities to commemorate the courage of the students who died in the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre. A mock funeral procession through downtown San Francisco, followed by a conference at a hotel in Chinatown, were the highlights of the event. Come see pictures of the day's activities.
  • Recognition of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi's Commitment to Human Rights in China
    Support Democracy in China has long been grateful to Congresswoman Pelosi's unwavering support of the Chinese democracy movement. To honor her efforts, we recently awarded her a commemorative plaque.


  • Martin Lee, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Hong Kong, to speak on March 28
    Support Democracy in China (SDC) and Alliance for Hong Kong Chinese in the United States (AHKCUS) present Martin C.M. Lee (Lee Chu Ming), Chairman of Hong Kong's Democratic Party speaking on "The Future of Hong Kong after July 1, 1997."
  • Assembly Bill No. 2457 is Now State Law
    Assembly Bill No. 2457, introduced by Assembly Member Liz Figueroa, makes it a state policy not to buy any imported slave-made goods, including products from China's prison labor camps.

Links to Other Sites

  • Tiananmen Square Photo Exhibit
    Support Democracy in China and Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi have collected over 250 images from the 1989 Tiananmen Square student demonstrations. Come visit this compelling pictorial tribute to the student democracy movement.
  • Amnesty International
    Amnesty International currently has a campaign highlighting China's flagrant abuses of human rights.
  • Human Rights Watch
    Find dozens of reports on the status of human rights in China over the last two years.
  • Human Rights in China
    Learn more about human rights in the People's Republic of China
  • Harry Wu's Laogai Research Foundation
    Look at Harry Wu's extensive research on China's Laogai prison camp system.
  • Wei Jingsheng Home Page
    For most of the last 16 years, one of China's most ardent supporters of democracy has been in prison. Help free Wei Jingsheng.
  • Zhang Weiguo's Web Site (in Chinese)

Support Democracy in China

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Cupertino, CA 95015-2395
(408) 534-1868