Nathan Law is a young Hong Kong activist, currently in exile and based in London. Nathan was elected as the youngest Legislative Councilor in history. Yet his seat was overturned in July 2017 following Beijing’s constitutional reinterpretation, despite international criticism. in the 2014 Umbrella Movement. In 2018, Nathan and his fellow student activists Joshua Wong and Alex Chow were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by US congressmen and British parliament members. Due to the risk imposed by the draconian National Security Law, Nathan left Hong Kong and continues to speak up for Hong Kong people on the international level. In 2020, he was listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME. In March 2021, he was named a Pritzker Fellow at the University of Chicago ‘s Institute of Politics. In December 2021, Nathan was invited as the only speaker from Hong Kong in “Summit for Democracy” hosted by the Biden administration, and delivered a speech which reminds everyone how important our democratic values and freedoms are.
Nathan Law is a young Hong Kong democracy activist living in London in exile. During the Umbrella Movement in 2014, Luo Guancong was one of five representatives who spoke with the government and participated in the debate on political reform. Always adhering to the spirit of non-violent civic action, Luo Guancong, Huang Zhifeng and other student movement leaders jointly established Hong Kong Zhongzhi in 2016 and participated in the election of the Legislative Council. Luo Guancong was elected as the youngest member of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong’s history. In July 2017, despite the condemnation of international public opinion, the Beijing authorities intervened to interpret the regulations of the Legislative Council and disqualified Luo Guancong from being a member of the Legislative Council. Subsequently, Luo Guancong was imprisoned for participating in the Umbrella Movement. In 2018, Luo Guancong and his other allies of the student movement, Joshua Wong and Zhou Yongkang, were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by members of the US and UK Congress. Due to the risks posed by the Hong Kong National Security Law, Luo Guancong left Hong Kong and continued to speak out for the people of Hong Kong internationally.