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On Friday's Backchat: How have the anti-extradition protests changed Hong Kong? With “Lennon Wall” protest sites springing up all over town, and demonstrations planned in different parts of the New Territories, are we witnessing a change in the political climate? Is Hong Kong society becoming more polarized, as evidenced by the recent clashes between pro and anti-extradition bill protesters in Yau Tong? And what are the implications for November's District Council elections?
Leave a message below and we'll try to read it out on air, email us at email@example.com or call us on 23388266. Also on Friday's programme: Outgoing Backchat producer Queenie Man reflects on six years of producing the show.
8:30- 9:30 Have the anti-extradition protests changed Hong Kong society?
- Suzanne Wu, Community Organizer, Community March
- Ramon Yuen, Sham Shui Po District Councillor, Democratic Party
- Edward Chin, Convenor, 2047 Hong Kong Monitor; and Hedge Fund Manager
- Junius Ho, Practising Solicitor and Legislator
- Joseph Cheng, Former Professor of Politics, City University of Hong Kong
- Dixon Sing, Associate Professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
On Wednesday's Backchat, human rights in Hong Kong. Amnesty International HK has published a report warning that our human rights situation is in 'rapid decline' after several incidents including banning election candidates, the outlawing of the National Party, and the refusal of a visa for Victor Mallet. Do you agree with them that the Government is being far more aggressive in restricting freedom of expression? If so,what could be done to defend human rights and freedoms?
After 9.20, how worried should we be about measles?
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27/03/2019 - 8:30- 9:20 Human Rights in Hong Kong
Tam Man-kei, Director, Amnesty International Hong Kong
Simon Henderson, Senior Policy Advisor, Justice Center Hong Kong; and Spokesperson, Hong Kong Universal Periodic Review Coalition
Benson Wong, Guest lecturer, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning, Education University of Hong Kong
Carole Petersen, Professor of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa; and Former Director, Centre for Comparative and Public Law, University of Hong Kong
27/03/2019 - 9:20-9:30 Outbreak of Measles