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The face of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests jailed

20-year-old Joshua Wong has been jailed along with two other student leaders for their roles in huge pro-democracy protests almost three years ago. On Twitter Wong said they would never give up fighting for democracy, declaring: “You can lock up our bodies, but not our minds!”
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