Onsite Survey Findings in Hong Kong’s Anti-Extradition Bill Protests : AntiELAB Survey Report

Francis L. F. LEE, Samson YUEN, Gary TANG, Edmund W. CHENG

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Abstract

The Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Bill (known thereafter as the extradition bill), proposed by the Hong Kong government in February2019, has triggered a series of mass assemblies and demonstrations across the semi-autonomous territory since March. The scale and intensity of such collective actions have surpassed any of the city’s previous protests.

In view of this, a team of university researchers, led by Professor Francis L. F. Lee (School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Dr. Samson Yuen (Department of Political Science, Lingnan University), Dr. Gary Tang (Department of Social Science, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Edmund W. Cheng (Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University), has conducted a series of onsite surveys since the “Safeguard Hong Kong anti-extradition bill march” organized by the Civil Human Rights Front on June 9.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHong Kong
PublisherCentre for Communication and Public Opinion Survey, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Publication statusPublished - 12 Aug 2019

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Bibliographical note

The research was also supported and coordinated by the Centre for Communication and Public Opinion Survey at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The team would like to thank Dr. Dennis K.K. Leung, Ms. Rachel S.M. Wong, Ms. Wendy L.Y Leung, Mr. Hans Tse, Ms. Cheryl S.Y. Shea, Ms. Megan M.Y. Chick and Mr. Hiu Fung Chung for their dedicated research support.

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LEE, F. L. F., YUEN, S., TANG, G., & CHENG, E. W. (2019). Onsite Survey Findings in Hong Kong’s Anti-Extradition Bill Protests : AntiELAB Survey Report. Centre for Communication and Public Opinion Survey, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.