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Facing Jail, Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Says 'Hong Kong Is Under Threat'

Wong led a massive protest movement that roused a generation and rattled Beijing
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Hong Kong activist jailed over Umbrella Movement protest

Local Interest / France : France 24

A Hong Kong democracy activist was jailed Thursday over Umbrella Movement mass protests while nine more campaigners face charges, as fears grow that freedoms are under threat in the semi-autonomous city. The cases come days after pr...

Pro-Democracy Activists Avoid Jail Time For 2014 Hong Kong Protests

News : The Two-Way

Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were given community service for their part in massive democracy protests two years ago. Jail time for Alex Chow is being suspended so he can pursue graduate studies abroad.

In Hong Kong, a 20-Year-Old Activist Demands Democracy

News : NYTimes: News

Joshua Wong, the teenage face of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong three years ago, is leading a group of young protesters calling for democracy during the visit of President Xi Jinping.

Hong Kong activists fear more jailings after Umbrella Revolution leader Joshua Wong's imprisonment

China / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Nine more democracy campaigners -- including the three "Occupy Central" founders who first called for residents to protest on the streets in 2014 -- are due to appear in court in September over their part in the Umbrella Movement. [...

Beijing defends jailing of Hong Kong activists

Local Interest / France : France 24

China on Friday rejected international criticism of the jailing of three prominent Hong Kong activists, warning against using "so-called democracy" to conduct "illegal violent activities". Joshua Wong and two other young leaders of ...


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