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Nathan Law Kwun-chung
1st Chairman of Demosistō
In office
10 April 2016 – 16 May 2018
Preceded byOffice Created
Succeeded byIvan Lam
Member of the Legislative Council
In office
1 October 2016 – 12 October 2016a
Preceded byJasper Tsang
Succeeded byAu Nok-hin
ConstituencyHong Kong Island
58th Secretary General of Hong Kong Federation of Students
In office
1 April 2015 – 31 March 2016
Preceded byAlex Chow
Succeeded byChan Man-hei
Personal details
Nathan Law Kwun-chung

(1993-07-13) 13 July 1993 (age 31)
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
CitizenshipHong Kong
Political partyDemosistō (2016-2020)
ResidenceTung Chung, New Territories
EducationLingnan University
Alma materHKFEW Wong Cho Bau Secondary School
Known for2014 Hong Kong protests
Umbrella Movement
Activist in jail
Nathan Law
Traditional Chinese羅冠聰
Simplified Chinese罗冠聪

Nathan Law Kwun-chung (Chinese: 羅冠聰; born 13 July 1993) is a Hong Kong student leader, politician, activist and pro-democracy member. Alongside Joshua Wong, he led the 2014 Hong Kong protests.[1][2][3] He is the founding and former chairman of Demosistō.[4] He founded Demosistō with Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and more.[5] On 30 June 2020, after the Hong Kong national security law was passed, he told the public on Facebook that he quits Demosistō.[6]

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  1. | Joshua Wong and Nathan Law released on bail from Hong Kong jail - CNN
  2. | Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow of the Umbrella Movement jailed for up to eight months SCM
  3. https://www.ft.com/content/d9b6bad6-b864-11e7-8c12-5661783e5589 | Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law freed on bail
  4. Alvin Lum; Ng Kang-chung (2018-05-17). "Nathan Law quits as chairman of Demosisto, the Hong Kong localist party he founded with Joshua Wong, after 'political storms'". SCMP. Retrieved 2020-07-03.
  5. "香港眾志成立 羅冠聰、舒琪、黎汶洛出選立會" (in Chinese (Hong Kong)). Stand News. 2016-04-10. Archived from the original on 2019-08-16. Retrieved 2020-07-03.
  6. "Leaders of Hong Kong pro-democracy group Demosisto step down as security law passes". Hong Kong Free Press. 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-07-03.