The Umbrella Movement: A Pivotal Moment for Democracy in Hong Kong

November 20, 2014

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Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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Testifying before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, Mark P. Lagon argues that democracy in Hong Kong is reaching a pivotal moment and the United States and other nations must join in supporting the aspirations of the people of Hong Kong.

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