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The visit of Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji
From 6 through 14 April 1999, Chinese Prime Minister Zhu Rongji is paying a controversial visit to the United States and Canada.

The visit comes at a time of heightened human rights repression in China, reports of theft of nuclear secrets from Los Alamos, increased missile threats against Taiwan, and a total lack of willingness by the Chinese to come to an accommodation with the Dalai Lama.

Images and statements from a joint rally by the Tibetan, Taiwanese, and human rights communities, on Thursday, April 8th 1999 in Lafayette Park, in front of the White House.

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