Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Johnson Ching-Yin Yeung

Johnson Yeung was an organizer of the 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella Movement. Working on mass demonstrations calling for electoral reform and political rights, he was the spokesman of Civil Human Rights Front, a platform of Hong Kong NGOs and pro-democracy political parties; and former leader of the Federation of Student, an alliance of college students that led the Umbrella Movement. Johnson is currently in Washington, D.C. for a four-month fellowship. He is the recipient of the 2017 ICNC Curriculum Fellowship.