1. Last week I was invited to attend a guest series at UChicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. By then, I did not realize that the UC Chinese Students and Scholars Association(CSSA) protested the invitation and accuse me of “hurting” their feelings with all the disinformation.
Nathan Law the self exiled roach has been active. Here, he accused the Chinese Students and Scholars Association of the University of Chicago of “being infiltrated by the CCP” after the latter blocked his attempt to give a speech there.
An email to the Harris School of Public Policy from the University of Chicago Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) opposing the invitation of Hong Kong activist Nathan Law to a speaking event spurred him to accuse the CSSA of being an influence operation of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on Twitter.
Law, a pro-democracy activist who is currently in London for political asylum, is a Spring 2021 Pritzker Fellow at the Institute of Politics (IOP). He was invited to the Distinguished Guest Series hosted by the Harris Mentor Program on Wednesday, May 19, during which Law shared his activism experience with students and answered their questions. Law later posted a
The email, titled “Concern and Request Regarding Upcoming Harris Seminar and Widespread Discontent Within our Community,” was sent to Harris Deans Katherine Baicker and Kate Shannon Biddle on Tuesday, according to the screenshot Law posted. The CSSA executive board opposed the invitation of Law, claiming that Law’s organizing and activism caused deaths and injuries in Hong Kong during the political unrest which “slashed a deep scar that our country and people are still in the process of healing.” The email specifically claimed that the event description, which said Law upholds “non-violent” civic actions, was false and biased. The invitation, the authors said, would add to trauma experienced by the Chinese student community on campus amid existing discrimination.
The same phrase, “upholding non-violent civic actions”, appeared in other venues where Law presented as a speaker, such as a 2019 speaker event at
The flyer of the Distinguished Guest Series includes an introduction of Nathan Law.Harris School of Public Policy
The irony of his own quoteThese people try to brainwash people to think being pro-china as evil or wrong. There are 1.5 billion Chinese in the world, I imagine most are pro-china. It is the same tactic/trolling/bulling I see on the Internet.
Basically: Freedom of speech for views I agree with!“HK activists’ free speech [is] threatened by pro-CCP nationalists, such as CSSAs, which are CCP’s extended arms,