Nathan Law 羅冠聰 😷 (@nathanlawkc )

Nathan Law 羅冠聰 😷

Bio Pro-democracy #HongKong activist. Elected at 23, forcefully-unseated lawmaker suppressed by China. Current @Yale graduate student.
Location Hong Kong & London
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Twitter Web App : Exclusive: Exiled activist Nathan Law 羅冠聰 😷 tells HKFP that he hopes Hongkongers will understand that leaving the city was the best way he could help the democracy movement: "I hope that what I will do - & have been doing - can really show them my devotion."
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Twitter Web App : We are witnessing a structural change in terms of attitude towards China & CCP.

//“It’s actually the aggressiveness from the Chinese government that irritates a lot of ordinary citizens… That kind of sentiment… bounces back to the political scene.” //

hongkongfp.com/2020/08/02/exc…

iPhone : The PRC has shown time and time again that it has no intention of fulfilling its promises to its own people. The United States condemns its one year postponement of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council elections.

iPhone : HK police is targeting a US citizen for lobbying my own govt. I might be the 1st non-Chinese citizen to be targeted, but I will not be the last. If I am targeted, any American/any citizen of any nation who speaks out for HK can-and will be-too.

We are all Hong Kongers now.

iPhone : HK police is targeting a US citizen for lobbying my own govt. I might be the 1st non-Chinese citizen to be targeted, but I will not be the last. If I am targeted, any American/any citizen of any nation who speaks out for HK can-and will be-too.

We are all Hong Kongers now.

Twitter Web App : 9. My social media will remain active. I hope, too, that all of you can stand strong to resist the white terror rather than succumb to self-censorship. I’ll also try my best to protect my safety. Please don’t worry about me. I still have faith in the future.

Twitter Web App : 8. At the same time, I hereby reiterate: My advocacy work overseas is conducted in my own personal capacity, without any collaboration with others. Since leaving Hong Kong, I have also stopped contacting members of my family. From now on I’ll sever my relationship with them.

Twitter Web App : 7. I really love Hong Kong: its terrain, its culture, its vibe. But what I most love are Hong Kongers’ values and the future of its every inhabitant. What I now face is far greater than my own gains and losses. The price of displacement is what I’m willing to pay.

Twitter Web App : 6. The arrests, the disqualifications, the wanted bulletins — these are indications of our need to remain active on the global stage. That Hong Kong has no place for even such moderate views like ours underscores the absurdity of Chinese Communist rule.

Twitter Web App : 5. For me, it’s with action: I’ve always advocated for democracy in Hong Kong, for sanctions by foreign governments against officials who stifle human rights, for an international response to concentration camps in Xinjiang and the collapse of Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Twitter Web App : 4. I was prepared when I left Hong Kong to be in exile; but this becoming a reality still disappoints, incapacitates, and frightens me. Indeed who can enjoy freedom from fear in the face of China’s powerful political machine? What we can choose is how to respond to this fear.

Twitter Web App : 3. I’d be dishonest if I said I could’ve imagined six years ago that, by the time of Hong Kong’s complete destruction under Chinese control in 2020, I’d be so far gone, truly not knowing when I could return home.

Twitter Web App : 2. Since 2014 I have experienced a lot of ups and downs: from student leader to a Legislative Council member, and from a prisoner to an international advocate, I have not for a moment betrayed Hong Kongers’ values and democratic aspirations.

Twitter Web App : 1. THREAD: Like all of you, I found out from news reports that I — along with five other Hong Kongers currently overseas — am on the wanted list for having violated the NSL. I have no idea what is my “crime” and I don’t think that’s important. Perhaps I love Hong Kong too much.

iPhone : At today’s U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing to review Department of State’s annual budget request, Senator Jeff Merkley, an original #HKSHA co-sponsor, began his remarks with events in #HongKong and asked Secretary Pompeo about the administration’s plans to help those facing political persecution. Thank you!

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