Mr. Fang is the Director of the Chinese Democratic Education Foundation. He is also the founder and spokesman of the Resumption Committee of the Tiananmen Democracy University. Mr. Fang participated in the Chinese students’ democracy movement in 1989 as a student from the Beijing Sports Academy. In the dawn of June 4, 1989 when the Chinese army started massive killing of the students in peaceful petitions, Fang Zheng saw a tank charging towards a female student. In his effort to rescue the girl, Fang Zheng was hit by the tank and his legs were run over. He became permanently disabled with both of his legs amputated.