torsdag 14. april 2016

Hong Kong protests: Student leader Joshua Wong forms political party

Joshua Wong, 19, is the most successful street activist in Hong Kong. His televised arrest in September 2014 helped spark pro-democracy protests that would continue for 79 days, paralysing the heart of the city. But they ultimately failed to win any concessions from the Chinese government on greater voting rights for the territory's residents. Mindful of that failure, Mr Wong is stepping into an unfamiliar role: general secretary of a new political party called Demosisto. Read more