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Released Activist Expects to Go Back to Jail

Released Activist Expects to Go Back to Jail

Joshua Wong, the activist who on August was sentenced to six months in jail for unlawful assembly, says he expects to be back behind bars soon. Along with Nathan Law and Alex Chow, Wong stormed the Legislative Building in Hong Kong in 2014. That move sparked what would become the Umbrella Movement led by thousands […]

Umbrella Movement Leader Faces Jail Time

Umbrella Movement Leader Faces Jail Time

Joshua Wong, a political activist whose actions sparked months of pro-democracy protests throughout Hong Kong, has been handed down a harsher punishment for his actions. He will now face six months in prison. Wong gained national attention in 2014 when he and two friends stormed the Legislative Council building, kicking off what came to be […]

Pro-Independence Activists Attacked in Taiwan

Pro-Independence Activists Attacked in Taiwan

A group of activists from Hong Kong were met with an unlikely sight when they traveled to Taiwan for pro-independence forums: a violent backlash from protesters seeking reunification with mainland China. Police in Taipei had to keep angry protestors at bay to protect 20-year-old Joshua Wong, the secretary general of Hong Kong’s minor party Demosito, […]