Hong Kong

Video: David Zweig on Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement

February 20, 2015

David Zweig examines the Hong Kong protests and their aftermath.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: Democracy in Hong Kong," December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Democracy in Hong Kong", to explain the context behind Hong Kong's calls for democracy and how demonstrations, especially those similar to the ones in 2014, will affect relations with Beijing. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.

Senate Hearing, Evaluating the Impact of the ‘Umbrella Movement,’ December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

Daniel R. Russel is U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Richard C. Bush is Director of the Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. Sophie Richardson is China Director for Human Rights Watch. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin chaired the session.

Chairman Brown and Cochairman Smith Statement on 2014 Annual Report, October 9, 2014

October 9, 2014

Chairs of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China announce bipartisan Hong Kong legislation & in letter to President and Congressional leaders, identify an action agenda for the next year.

PRC National People's Congress, Decision on the Selection Process of the Hong Kong Chief Executive, August 31, 2014

August 31, 2014

China's National People's Congress Standing Committee issues it decision regarding the method by which Hong Kong's Chief Executive Officer shall be chosen. This decision triggered the so-called Umbrella Movement demonstrations in Hong Kong that lasted until December 2014.

Sinn, Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong (April 2, 2013)

February 12, 2014

Elizabeth Sinn's book was reviewed for H-Empire by Mathew Brundage and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Congressional Research Service, "Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: Results of the 2012 Elections," September 14, 2012

September 14, 2012

This CRS report was written by Michael F. Martin, specialist in Asian Affairs.

Congressional Research Service, "Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: The 2012 Election Reforms," June 18, 2010

June 18, 2010

This CRS report was prepared by Michael F. Martin, specialist in Asian Affairs.

Congressional Research Service, "Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: The 2012 Election Reforms," December 10, 2009

December 10, 2009

This CRS report was prepared by Michael F. Martin, specialist in Asian Affairs.

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