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Self-determination and the Rise of Youth Power in Hong Kong

Self-determination and the Rise of Youth Power in Hong Kong
170 St. George Street, JHB Room 100, 1st floor
Time: Nov 25th, 6:30 pm End: Nov 25th, 9:00 pm
Interest Categories: East Asian Studies (FAS), 2000-
Public Forum

The Asian Institute presents

Public Forum on Self-determination and the Rise of Youth Power in Hong Kong 


Friday, November 25th2016 


6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For the first time in Toronto, young social activists engaged in Hong Kong community movements and newly-elected Legislative Councillors will share via Skype their political vision for Hong Kong’s future and challenges confronting the City. They will also analyze the impact on “One Country Two Systems” and the independent judicial system by the recent interpretation of Hong Kong Basic Law by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. 


Speakers (??)

1.     Alvin Ngok-kiu Yeung: Hong Kong Barrister, acting leader of the Civic Party 


2.     Siu-lai Lau: Sociology lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic’s Hong Kong Community College, Founder of "Democracy Groundwork"


3.     Eddie Hoi-dick Chu: Former senior reporter, Founder of the Land Justice League


Organizers (????)

    *      Canada-Hong Kong Link (???)

    *      Contemporary Asian Studies Student Union (?????????)

    *      University of Toronto Hong Kong Student Association (????????)

    *      University of Toronto Chinese Politics Society (??????????

    *      University of Toronto Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society 


Registration (????)


Social Media (??????)

Twitter: chkl2047 

Facebook: CHKLink 

General Enquiries (??)

Tel no: 416-800-6008

This event is sponsored by Dr. David Chu Program in Asia Pacific Studies at the Asian Institute. 


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