Joshua Wong

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Joshua Wong (R), a leading pro-democracy activist from Hong Kong, speaks to the media in Berlin while visiting Germany. Photograph: Carsten Koall/Getty Images

Almost 30 years after the German capital’s notorious wall fell, political activist Joshua Wong said on Wednesday that Hong Kong is “the new Berlin in (...)

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam: spearheaded the Bill, which would have allowed criminal suspects to be transferred to mainland China for the first time. Photograph:  Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has withdrawn the controversial extradition bill that sparked three months of fierce protests and plunged the cit(...)

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam: “For a chief executive to have caused this huge havoc to Hong Kong is unforgivable,” she was heard to say in the leaked recording.  Photograph: Jae C Hong/AP

Hong Kong’s chief executive has struggled to retract private comments in a leaked audio recording suggesting she regretted causing havoc and wanted to(...)

Police check for protesters on  Hong Kong’s metro  on Sunday. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty

Hong Kong police have launched a wave of arrests against prominent democracy activists, marking a new phase in government efforts to stop mass protest(...)

Joshua Wong, secretary-general and co-founder of  Demosisto, right, and Agnes Chow, a pro-democracy activist, left, after being granted bail, in Hong Kong on Friday. Photograph: Kyle Lam/Bloomberg

Joshua Wong Wong was a key student leader during pro-democracy protests in 2014 that paralysed parts of Hong Kong for 70 days in what came to be known(...)

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Agnes Chowand Joshua Wong  speak to the press after they were released on bail   on Friday.  Photograph: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong police have launched a wave of arrests against prominent democracy activists, marking a new phase in government efforts to stop mass protest(...)

Relations between the police and protesters have plummeted in Hong Kong since June 12th when police deployed rubber bullets, tear gas and batons to drive back the crowds. File photograph:  Vivek Prakash/AFP/Getty Images

As Hong Kong protesters plan their next moves in the ongoing battle over a controversial extradition Bill, relations with the police have further disi(...)

The writing was on the pillar. When protesters stormed Hong Kong’s legislature they left a spray-painted message for the lawmakers at the entrance: “I(...)

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong, just released from jail,  addresses protesters demanding  the resignation of Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam outside he city’s legislature on Monday. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

Hundreds of Hong Kong people gathered outside the city’s legislature on Monday to call for the resignation of chief executive Carrie Lam, as one of he(...)

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters.

Hong Kong was rocked by political unrest on Wednesday as police used rubber bullets, tear gas, pepper spray, water hoses and bean-bag rounds to drive (...)

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