Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Civil Disobedience

  • Occupy Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s Constitutional Moment of 2014 Begins

    —Alvin Y.H. Cheung, Visiting Scholar, U.S.-Asia Law Institute, NYU School of Law 民無信不立。 [If the people have no faith in their rulers, there is no standing for the State.] – The Analects Hong Kong’s long-awaited constitutional confrontation has begun.  In the early morning of September 28, 2014, the Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) movement declared that its civil disobedience campaign had begun, three days earlier than originally planned.