Joshua Wong

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist

Joshua Wong Chi-fung is a Hong Kong student activist and politician. He served as secretary-general of the pro-democracy party Demosistล 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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Among the prominent dissidents who admitted inciting protests was Joshua Wong, a previously-jailed veteran of Hong Kong's push for democracy at just 24.
Credit: CBS News - Published 6 days ago

HONG KONG โ€” Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong and two others were taken into custody Monday after they pleaded guilty to charges related..
6 days ago • WorldNews
Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has said that he plans to plead guilty to charges related to a demonstration outside police headquarters..
1 week ago • New Zealand Herald
Charges are related to a demonstration outside police headquarters last year. ......
1 week ago • WorldNews

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