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The US Role in Hong Kong: Behind the Headlines.

Date:
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author:
Michael Wong
Location Details:
Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., room 210, San Francisco, CA

A forum on the current turmoil in Hong Kong, and the role the United States is playing in this situation.
Presenters will examine:
• The Extradition Law proposal that ignited the current protests.
• US involvement in the protests that followed. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), and its connection to the CIA.
• The changing of peaceful protest into violence.
• What is HR 3289?
• Petitions to US lawmakers against HR3289.
Presenters:
Richard Becker, West Coast Coordinator, International ANSWER
Michael Wong, Vice-President of Veterans for Peace, San Francisco
Judge Julie Tang, Retired
Rodger Scott, PhD, Labor activist with AFT2121
Judith Mirkinson, Vice-President, National Lawyer’s Guild
Steve Ball, Board member of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association
This Public Forum is sponsored by Veterans for Peace, Chinese-Americans for Peace, and the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Sep 18, 2019 1:54PM
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