Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong detained for 2019 anti-government assembly

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was remanded in custody on Monday after pleading guilty to charges of organising and inciting an unauthorised assembly near the police headquarters during last year’s anti-government protests. Wong, who was just 17 years old when he became the face of the 2014 student-led Umbrella Movement democracy protests, faces a… Read More Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong detained for 2019 anti-government assembly

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest against China extradition bill

Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial. Organizers said the turnout outstripped a demonstration in 2003 when 500,000 hit the… Read More Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest against China extradition bill