Phil C. W. Chan and Wilson Leung
Carrie Lam has lit Hong Kong ablaze. A failure to hold district council elections would be the final betrayal
- Carrie Lam, and the pro-Beijing politicians who enabled her, should not forget their responsibility for the protest chaos
- If elections do not happen as scheduled, the increased violence will take a toll that the city will not recover from
Phil C.W. Chan is a scholar in public law, human rights, international law and global governance. His books include China, State Sovereignty and International Legal Order (2015), Protection of Sexual Minorities since Stonewall: Progress and Stalemate in Developed and Developing Countries (2010), and Equality in Asia-Pacific: Reality or a Contradiction in Terms? (2007). He holds a PhD in international law and Chinese law from the National University of Singapore and law degrees from the University of Hong Kong and the University of Durham.
Wilson Leung is a practising barrister in Hong Kong. He holds degrees in philosophy and political science from the London School of Economics and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is a founding member of the Progressive Lawyers Group.