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Joshua Wong

Joshua Wong Chi-fung is a Hong Kong student activist and politician who serves as secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō. Wong was previously convenor and founder of the Hong Kong student activist group Scholarism.

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Jailed Hong Kong activist gets new prison term over Tiananmen Square vigil
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Jailed Hong Kong activist gets new prison term over Tiananmen Square vigil

Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to serve 10 more months in prison on Thursday for joining last year's vigil to commemorate victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.

Four Hong Kong activists including Joshua Wong convicted over Tiananmen vigil
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Four Hong Kong activists including Joshua Wong convicted over Tiananmen vigil

A court in Hong Kong has convicted four pro-democracy activists, including Joshua Wong, for taking part in a memorial ceremony commemorating the Tiananmen Square massacre victims.

Hong Kong court extends Joshua Wong's jail time for 2019 pro-democracy protests
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Hong Kong court extends Joshua Wong's jail time for 2019 pro-democracy protests

Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's democracy activists and among 47 people charged under the draconian national security law, was sentenced to four months in jail on Tuesday for unauthorized assembly and violating an anti-mask law.

Jimmy Lai's lawyers ask for extra time over plea
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Jimmy Lai's lawyers ask for extra time over plea

Hong Kong, Feb 6 The lawyers of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai have asked for extra time ...

EU risks losing credibility with China deal amid crackdown in Hong Kong, says Parliament
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EU risks losing credibility with China deal amid crackdown in Hong Kong, says Parliament

The European Union risks losing credibility as a human rights actor by signing an investment deal with China and not taking concrete action against serious and ongoing human rights violations in Hong Kong, according to a resolution in the European Parliament.

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested in Hong Kong under national security law
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Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested in Hong Kong under national security law

Beijing's crackdown on pro-democracy protestors continues with impunity. Just a day after police arrested dozens of former lawmakers and opposition activists, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Thursday (local time) over an alleged violation of the city's National Security Law, reported CNN.

Prominent HK pro-democracy activist arrested
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Prominent HK pro-democracy activist arrested

Hong Kong, Sep 24 Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, was arrested on Thursday for "participating in ...

24 charged in HK over Tiananmen vigil
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24 charged in HK over Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong, Aug 7 Twenty-four people in Hong Kong, including pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, have ...

Hong Kong Chief says only Beijing able to resolve legislative limbo of delayed election
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Hong Kong Chief says only Beijing able to resolve legislative limbo of delayed election

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam believes it is reasonable to extend the term of the current Legislative Assembly for a year as the legislative elections were postponed by over a year but said the ultimate ruling is up to the highest ordinance in China, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, a statement on the Hong Kong government website read.

12 HK oppn candidates barred from running in Legco polls
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12 HK oppn candidates barred from running in Legco polls

Hong Kong, July 30 At least 12 Hong Kong opposition candidates have been barred from running in the ...

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