On the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to the Chinese Communist Party, this hearing will address Beijing’s purported “national security” legislation for Hong Kong, in relation to the CCP’s international treaty obligations and Hong Kong’s autonomy under “one country, two systems.”


Mr. Cheuk Yan Lee
General Secretary
Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions

Ms. Carole J. Petersen
Professor of Law, William S. Richardson School of Law
Graduate Chair, Matsunaga Institute for Peace
University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Mr. Nathan Law
Former Hong Kong Legislative Council Member
Yale University

Mr. Brian Leung
Ph.D. Student
University of Washington