Grandma Wong’s extraordinary courage mirrors that of the solitary protestor who valiantly stood in front of the Chinese Communist Party tanks during the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Jan 23, 2021 | Featured

Grandma Wong’s extraordinary courage mirrors that of the solitary protestor who valiantly stood in front of the Chinese Communist Party tanks during the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Grandma Wong’s extraordinary courage mirrors that of the solitary protestor who valiantly stood in front of the Chinese Communist Party tanks during the Tiananmen Square massacre. You might crush an individual but not the things for which they stand. Their defiant courage ensures that their ideas never die. Such heroes and heroines take on awesome odds but in the fullness of time the brute force of Goliath will prove to be no match for the values represented by Grandma Wong – liberty, justice, democracy, and humanity.

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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