torsdag 18. februar 2016

Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Student Leaders Plan New Political Party

Hong Kong's student activist group Scholarism is planning to set up a new political party to contest seats in forthcoming elections for the city's Legislative Council (LegCo) in the wake of the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement, or Umbrella movement. The new party, which has yet to be named, will be co-chaired by Joshua Wong, a key figure in the 2014 civil disobedience campaign for fully democratic elections, which occupied major roads in the city for 79 days, and drew hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets at its height. Read more