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‘He’s a businessman’: One of Hong Kong’s most prominent activists is urging Trump to back the pro-democracy movement and prevent a ‘nightmare’ for the world economy

One of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy activists says Trump is a “businessman” and should understand the consequences of a potential military crackdown on the East Asia global financial hub. Joshua Wong is set to meet with US lawmakers and testify before Congress on Tuesday about the pro-democracy movement in […]
‘He’s a businessman’: One of Hong Kong’s most prominent activists is urging Trump to back the pro-democracy movement and prevent a ‘nightmare’ for the world economy
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Hong Kong’s leader says she’ll withdraw the controversial extradition bill. Protest leaders say it’s ‘too little, too late’

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced Wednesday that she would withdraw a controversial extradition bill that would have sent Hongkongers accused of brutal crimes to mainland China for trial. Hongkongers have been protesting the bill since June, in huge demonstrations that have morphed into larger demands for democracy. Protesters […]
Hong Kong’s leader says she’ll withdraw the controversial extradition bill. Protest leaders say it’s ‘too little, too late’