Joshua Wong

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Joshua Wong
黃之鋒
Joshua Wong holds Honcques Laus's book.jpg
Joshua Wong at the U.S. Capitol in 2019.
Secretary-General of Demosistō
Assumed office
10 April 2016
ChairpersonNathan Law
Convenor of Scholarism
In office
29 May 2011 – 20 March 2016
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice dissolved
Personal details
Born
Wong Chi-fung

(1996-10-13) 13 October 1996 (age 23)
British Hong Kong
CitizenshipHong Kong
NationalityHong Kong (China)
Political partyDemosistō
ResidenceHong Kong
EducationOpen University of Hong Kong
Alma materUnited Christian College
OccupationStudent
Political activist
Politician
Known forOutspoken advocacy for democratic reform in Hong Kong
Websitewongchifung.wordpress.com
Joshua Wong
Traditional Chinese黃之鋒
Simplified Chinese黃之鋒

Joshua Wong Chi-fung (Chinese: 黃之鋒; Sidney Lau: Wong4 Ji1 Fung1, born 13 October 1996) is a Hong Kong student activist and politician. He is a member of the Umbrella Movement. The movement seeks democracy of Hong Kong from China. He led students & youths in the 2014 Hong Kong protests and has been jailed twice for leading the pro-democracy protests.[1][2][3]

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  1. http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hong-kong-law-and-crime/article/2159239/judge-rules-hong-kong-government-must-pay | Judge rules Hong Kong government must pay legal costs for Joshua Wong and two other Occupy activists | South China Morning Post
  2. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-42714022 | Joshua Wong receives second jail term over 2014 protests - BBC News
  3. | Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed again - CNN