Wong faces up to life imprisonment for his pro-democracy activism.
Facing lengthy prison time, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists struck a defiant tone.
Wong and two other pro-democracy activists, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam, have pleaded guilty to charges of unlawful assembly.
Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam face sentencing next week after being detained.
The Hong Kong activist said the resurgence of youth-led pro-democracy movements across Asia have "common goals, beliefs in solidarity and unity as well as similar shared experiences dealing with government oppression."
“There is no future for us if our home is compromised. The fight for democracy and human rights is one both Hong Kong-ers and the world have to win.”
Jimmy Sham, says the men aimed for his head, and when people tried to intervene, the attackers threatened them at knifepoint.
Hong Kong's Leader Finally Withdrew Her Controversial Extradition Bill. Protesters Say It's 'Too Little, Too Late.'
One prominent protest leader warns that the government will use the withdrawal as an excuse to repress protesters: "a full-scale clampdown is on the way."
Embattled chief executive Carrie Lam called the bill a "complete failure" and promised it won't be re-introduced. Protesters aren't buying it.
“People are waiting with bated breath to see what Beijing will do”
As the city marked the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule, protesters smashed windows and clashed with riot police.