Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Decision of the Standing Committee of National People’s Congress

  • Back to the Legal Basics: A Note at the Anniversary of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

    —Dr. P.Y. Lo, Barrister-at-law, Gilt Chambers, Hong Kong; Part-time tutor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong The Umbrella Movement erupted in Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic China (PRC), on 28 September 2014 when protestors began to occupy major thoroughfares in mainly three busy business and commercial districts in Hong Kong after the police failed to disperse them using CS gas and pepper spray.