Stand With Hong Kong’s EU branch seeks to keep Hong Kong as a priority on the EU-China strategy by highlighting the EU’s overall interests on and shared values with Hong Kong as well as building ties with the individual EU Member States to support Hong Kong’s fight for democracy and autonomy.
It's been 3 years since 1 million Hong Kongers went to the streets to protest against the extradition bill, and we are still fighting…
Our main objectives are
To advocate for a Hong Kong that is free and democratic, with a well established parliamentary democracy to govern its own affairs.
To defend the basic freedoms of Hong Kong’s civil society.
To establish constructive and sustainable connections between diasporic Hongkongers and HongKongers in Hong Kong.
To motivate and support Hong Kong-based Hongkongers to continue their fights for freedom and democracy.
An informal Hong Kong Watch Group at EP
An independent election observation mission to HK
Apr 2020 Webinar on HK’s 12 detainees co-hosted by MEPs Isabel Santos & Reinhard Bütikofer with Nathan Law as guest speaker
Dec 2020 Social media campaign for HK on International Human Rights Day
Jun 2020 Online rally with hundreds of human
rights activists and MEPs to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2019 HK protest
Dec 2021 Op-ed on human rights in China by Raphaël Glucksmann
Dec 2021 Lithuanian resolution on Hong Kong adopted in its parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee
Oct 2021 Open Letter calling for a new EU-China Strategy, co-signed by 7 NGOs and 12 MEPs
Jul 2021 European Parliament resolution on the closure of Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily
May 2021 Discussion of freezing CAI at the European Parliament
Jan 2021 European Parliament resolution on the crackdown of the democratic opposition in Hong Kong
Nov 2021 Portuguese parliamentary question on human rights abuses in Hong Kong and the status of Portuguese citizen Tsz Lun Kok
Jun 2021 European Parliament resolution on Hong Kong’s National Security Law
Apr 2021 MEPs’ open letters to EU’s HR/VP Josep Borrel and HKCE Carrie Lam respectively