Demonstrations, sit-in, boycott, protest strike, marches are often seen as a negative or rebellious act, but history has proven that protest movements are an essential tool for expression against authoritarian power and is part of non-violent movement. This forum focusing to share on how student activist from Hong Kong and Malaysia to sit in one stage to inspire people to take action and organise a series of major demonstrations against a global superpower.

In this forum, hear from Agnes Chow, who joined an activist group when she was just 15 years old and stand up for democracy battle and Izzah Dejavu, student activist from Malaysia, who were arrested over a sit-in protest at the Education Ministry.

Young people are the most active and vital force in society. They are the most eager to learn and the least conservative in their thinking. It is time to hear from them.

This forum is organised with collaboration with SUARAM’s School of Activism


  • Date: 29 September 2018
  • Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Session: 4 Get Passes
  • Venue: Studio

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