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2020/12/03 | Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Joshua Wong’s Imprisonment in Hong Kong Is Persecution by Prosecution

Local Council Member Michael Mo warns authorities could go after all Hong Kongers arrested in the pro-democracy protests. Mo also says that Joshua Wong’s sentence could trigger a new wave of protests and a mass exodus.

2020/09/24 | Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong Police Arrest Pro-Democracy Activist Joshua Wong

He was held for "unlawful assembly" during protests last year, his lawyers said. He was also reportedly charged with violating the anti-mask law — a ban placed on wearing masks in public.

2020/08/03 | Voice of America

US Activist Accused of Breaching HK's Security Law Says He Will Not Back Down

Samuel Chu, a pro-democracy activist and an American citizen, is the first foreign national targeted by Hong Kong's national security law.

2019/05/11 | Daphne K. Lee

How Will Hong Kong's Controversial Extradition Bill Impact Taiwan?

While Taiwan looks to Hong Kong as a cautionary tale of 'one country, two systems,' its own lack of a refugee law is coming under scrutiny.

2018/11/09 | TIME

INTERVIEW: Pussy Riot Talks Activism, Protests & Putin in Hong Kong

Pussy Riot activists were in Hong Kong to support Chinese cartoonist Badicuiao's exhibition, which was canceled due to alleged threats by the Chinese government.

2018/11/06 | Global Voices

HONG KONG: China Silences Badiucao, a Cartoonist Critical of Google's 'Dragonfly'

Political cartoonist Badiucao has gone silent since Nov. 2, when his first Hong Kong exhibition was abruptly canceled due to threats from the Chinese government.

2018/01/21 | TNL Staff

Week in Focus: Joshua Wong Heads Back to Jail

Freedom around the region defined the week as Joshua Wong again provided a focus for the decline of liberty in Hong Kong.

2018/01/17 | TIME

Joshua Wong Imprisoned Again for 2014 Protests

The Hong Kong democracy activist is returning to prison for 'defying a court order.'

2017/11/07 | TIME

Doing Time with Hong Kong Democracy Activist Joshua Wong

After being freed on bail pending appeal following his conviction in August for inciting unlawful assembly in Hong Kong, democracy activist Joshua Wong speaks about his time behind bars and the state of freedoms outside in Hong Kong.

2017/10/04 | Suzanne Pepper

Macau Elections Suggest Lessons for Hong Kong

Recent election results from Macau, itself a special administrative region of China like Hong Kong, showed an upswell in support for pro-democracy, anti-establishment candidates.

2017/08/17 | Edward White

BREAKING: Hong Kong Jails 'Political Prisoners' Wong, Law and Chow

Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law are being described as Hong Kong’s ‘first political prisoners’ after being sent to prison for actions in the days before the 2014 Umbrella Movement.

2017/07/14 | Edward White

Hong Kong By-Elections Now Loom as Critical Test for Democracy Movement

A court decision today paves the way for a series of by-elections that may prove critical for the future of Hong Kong’s democracy movement.

2017/07/01 | Edward White

Hong Kong Activists Urge Mass Protest amid ‘Whole New Level of Intimidation, Violence’

Democracy activists, alleging police brutality and widespread harassment from pro-Beijing thugs, have called on Hong Kongers to take to the streets this afternoon.

2017/06/29 | Suzanne Pepper

Hong Kong and Macau: A Tale of Two Ex-Colonial Cities

Zhang Dejiang's Macau visit serves as a means of explaining to everyone else exactly what is at stake and why Hong Kong has grown increasingly determined to resist Beijing’s idealized assumptions about what 'one country, two systems' is supposed to mean.

2017/06/04 | Cinema Escapist

Joshua Wong on Documentary "Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower"

Cinema Escapist caught up with Wong to get his thoughts on the recent documentary and its broader socio-political context.