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Joshua Wong Chi-fung is a Hong Kong activist and politician. He served as secretary-general of the pro-democracy party Demosistō until it disbanded following the implementation of the Hong Kong national security law on 30 June 2020. Wong was previously convenor and founder of the Hong Kong student activist group Scholarism. Wong first rose to international prominence during the 2014 Hong Kong protests, and his pivotal role in the Umbrella Movement resulted in his inclusion in TIME magazine's Most Influential Teens of 2014 and nomination for its 2014 Person of the Year; he was further called one of the "world's greatest leaders" by Fortune magazine in 2015, and nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017.
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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks U.S. support for protestsHong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations,..
China envoy raps Germany over meeting with Hong Kong activistA meeting between Germany's foreign minister and Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will damage its relations with China, Beijing's ambassador to Berlin said on Wednesday in an unusually direct verbal..
China summons German envoy to foreign ministry over Hong Kong activistA meeting between Germany's foreign minister and Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sent very negative signals for bilateral relations, China's ambassador to Germany said on Wednesday, adding that the..
China angered after German foreign minister meets HK activistChina expressed anger on Tuesday after German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, saying that no foreign country had a right to interfere in China's internal..
My town is the new Cold War's Berlin: Hong Kong activist Joshua WongComparing the struggle of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters to the role of Berlin during the Cold War, activist Joshua Wong told an audience in the German capital that his city was now a bulwark..
German minister prepared to meet Hong Kong activist Joshua WongGerman Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday welcomed the release of Hong Kong's Joshua Wong from police custody and said he was prepared to meet the pro-democracy activist in Berlin.
Hong Kong activists arrested including Joshua Wong in crackdown on protestsHong Kong police arrested a number of prominent pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong and three lawmakers on Friday, seeking to rein in protests that have plunged the city into its worst..
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong among three arrested before weekend protestsHong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday ahead of another weekend of planned protests in the Chinese-ruled city that is grappling with its biggest political crisis since its..
Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quitActivist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's..
Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protestsActivist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's..
Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protestsHong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's..