Hong Kong’s Anti-Extradition Law Protests: Voices from the Movement
September 13, 2019
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the Georgetown Center for Asian Law will host “Hong Kong’s Anti-Extradition Law Protests: Voices from the Movement” at Georgetown Law.
Hear directly from two prominent Hong Kong activists about the on-the-ground situation in Hong Kong. A discussion with Asian law experts will also address prospects for a negotiated resolution to the crisis, the role the U.S. government could play, and the impact of the international spotlight on the protest movement.
Bonnie Leung Wing-Man – Vice-Convenor of Civil Human Right Front; elected District Councillor in Hong Kong representing the Civic Party
Joshua Wong – student activist; Secretary-General of the pro-democracy youth political group Demosistō; named one of Time Magazine’s “25 Most Influential Teens of 2014” and one of Fortune Magazine’s “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders of 2015.”
Michael Davis – Professor of Law and International Affairs at India’s O.P. Jindal Global University; Senior Research Scholar at the Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asia Institute; and Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Thomas E. Kellogg (moderator) – Executive Director, Georgetown Center for Asian Law
Introductory remarks by:
James V. Feinerman – Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs, Georgetown Law
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
McDonough Building, Room 202
600 New Jersey Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Media should RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited; some restrictions apply.