Nov 15, 2006 -


Upcoming Event

Post-2003 Hong Kong: The Rise of Civil Society vs. Decline of Autonomy?

Wednesday, November 15 -
The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Two potentially conflicting trends are beginning to surface in Hong Kong—the rise of civil society activism and the subtle decline of autonomy. Beginning with the massive protest march of July 1, 2003, Hong Kong’s civil society has become increasingly vocal. While political excitement seems to have subsided following the selection of a new and more popular Chief Executive, the two trends continue to converge.