The Centre for Comparative and Public Law at The University of Hong Kong, along with Progressive Lawyers Group, Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor and Hong Kong Unison, coordinated a Joint Submission of 53 NGOs in Hong Kong to the UN Human Rights Council as part of the Council’s third cycle of its Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

According to the Joint Submission: “Since the last review in October 2013, the political situation in HK has deteriorated, creating an environment in which rights guaranteed under the One-Country-Two-Systems (OCTS) arrangement and HK’s international obligations under UN treaties are being persistently undermined”