Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong defiantly after 13 months in prison for his protest
Joshua Wong, 24, one of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy activists, was jailed Wednesday for more than 13 months for an illegal anti-government demonstration in 2019, the harshest and biggest punishment for a character. The opposition this year.
Wong's ruling comes as critics say the Beijing-backed government is ramping up its campaign to oppose Hong Kong and undermine the far-reaching freedoms guaranteed after the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in 1997, a charge. This is rejected by the Beijing and Hong Kong authorities.
2 December 2020