“This Should Be a Wake-up Call to the Whole World”: Inside the Hong Kong Protests

Progressive Lawyers Group spokesperson Wilson Leung spoke to US sports website The Ringer about the NBA controversy and how Chinese censorship is affecting what Americans can say even in America itself.

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up Pressure, Despite Extradition Bill Withdrawal

Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive Carrie Lam may hope the withdrawal of a hated extradition bill will help the semi-autonomous Chinese city move forward from three months of major protests.

Hong Kong arrests won’t ‘cut off the heads of these protests,’ lawyer says

Saturday marks five years since the Chinese government decided against fully democratic elections in Hong Kong, sparking the 2014 Umbrella Movement that followed. On the eve of this important anniversary in the pro-democracy movement, authorities in Hong Kong arrested dozens of pro-democracy activists on Friday. Among them were Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow.

Hong Kong’s leaderless protest movement put to the test with arrest of prominent activists

The protests that have convulsed this city for nearly three months have lacked any clear leadership in a bid to sustain momentum should any of their organizers be threatened with jail.

The Fate of Hong Kong’s Christians

Christians in Hong Kong overwhelmingly support the mass protests that have disrupted the region for the last two months. Millions, including many Christians, have taken to the streets to protest a proposed extradition bill.

Dân Hong Kong biểu tình – Giới trí thức nghĩ gì, làm gì?

Hai tuần sau đỉnh điểm cuộc biểu tình thu hút 2 triệu người hôm 16/6, dân Hong Kong lại đang rầm rộ xuống đường vì những đòi hỏi của họ vẫn chưa được chính quyền thân Bắc Kinh của Hong Kong đáp ứng.

香港抗議者擔心北京方面的反彈

進步律師組織“法政匯思”的梁允信說:“我認為人們擔心的是,一旦國際注意力轉移,北京方面將再次試圖對香港實施鐵腕控制。”

À Hong Kong, un système judiciaire fort et indépendant

 Hong Kong c’est chez moi, j’en suis fier car elle incarne des valeurs uniques, introuvables en Chine populaire, et si la démocratie y est mise à mal, la justice résiste. » Wilson Leung, 37 ans, est avocat, fondateur du Progressive Lawyers Group (groupe des avocats progressistes), créé au lendemain du grand mouvement démocratique de 2014 auquel la Chine a répondu par une fin de non-recevoir : il n’y aura pas de réformes démocratiques du système électoral pour l’élection du chef de l’exécutif, qui restera choisi par un comité électoral dominé par Pékin.

709大抓捕兩周年 律師學者默站聲援

709大抓捕兩周年,世界各地人權組織均籌辦首屆中國人權律師節,香港的中國維權律師關注組今天亦發起7分09秒的默站行動,抗議中共政府打壓維權律師。中國維權律師關注組主席何俊仁表示,雖然709事件中維權律師遭受酷刑對待,但無法抹殺人民追求人權、自由的精神。他又指即使劉曉波或將重病逝世,但其精神亦不會消失,將伴隨追求自由民主人士繼續抗爭,強調市民不會向強權低頭。

念茲在茲 專業人士回流香港

雨傘運動結束後,不同界別的專業人士紛紛成立組織爭取民主,除了會計界及衛生服務界,法律界人士在2015年初成立了專業團體「法政匯思」,大律師梁允信是成員之一。35歲的他曾在加拿大、英國和美國生活,輾轉多年始終想回到自己的家──香港。

國際特赦組織香港分會 『Carnival 』 活動

法政匯思的梁允信擔任 國際特赦組織香港分會 Amnesty International Hong Kong 舉辦的 『Carnival 』 活動大使, 向大家解釋人權教育的重要性!可以在此看短片! Progressive Lawyers Group's Wilson Leung is an ambassador of this year's "Carnival" art festival organised by Amnesty HK - he explains why human rights education is important to all of us! Watch the video here! 

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一個滙集事務律師及大律師為核心價值及重大法律議題發聲的團體法政匯思終於在1月27日誕生了。團體的使命及未來方向在近日都有受到傳媒報道,亦能在團體的facebook專頁找到。概括來說,我們一群法律界人士相信,在面對及對抗現今社會歪理當道的風氣,我們責無旁貸。