Among the Braves: Hong Kong’s Struggle for Democracy


In 2019, the world was transfixed by the sight of normally tidy, peaceful Hong Kong wracked by months of massive protests. Youths dressed in black and wearing masks for protection against tear gas hurled paving stones and sometimes Molotov cocktails at police, who fired off tear gas, rubber bullets, and even live ammunition. At stake was Hong Kong?s future, in which many youth had lost hope. Journalists Shibani Mahtani and Timothy McLaughlin will tell the story of the protests and immediate aftermath mainly through the eyes of four participants, drawing on their new book, Among the Braves: Hope, Struggle, and Exile in the Battle for Hong Kong and the Future of Global Democracy.

Date and Location

Friday, November 10, 2023 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Furman Hall 120 and on Zoom
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245 Sullivan St
New York
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