Tag: Joshua Wong

HK court forbids Joshua Wong from traveling to London to receive human rights award from British parliament

Hong Kong—The application of pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong to have his travel ban lifted in order for him to fly to London to receive a human rights award from both houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom has been denied. The judge noted Mr...

High Court dismisses activist Jolovan Wham’s appeal against conviction, says ‘vigilante conduct’ can’t be condoned

Singapore— An appeal filed by activist and social worker Jolovan Wham against his conviction and sentence for the organization of a public assembly without a permit and refusing to sign a police statement was dismissed by the High Court on Friday, October 25. In his...

HK activist Joshua Wong calls Hong Kong a police state, says US should support democratization

In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Joshua Wong, one of the leaders of the growing protests in Hong Kong said that the “US politicians should take a more active role to support Hong Kong democratization.” Mr Wong acknowledged however that under the leadership of...

Activist Jonathan Wham is convicted for speaking to Joshua Wong on Skype at his public assembly without permit

Singapore – Back on November 26, 2016, Jonathan Wham, 39, who is an advocate for labour, human and migrant worker’s rights, held a public discussion that included a Skype call from democracy campaigner Joshua Wong. The event was titled Civil Disobedience and Social Movements...