Tag : Umbrella Movement
Joshua Wong title : Joshua Wong's Mother Urges Son to 'Be Courageous' Like Old Testament Heroes After Prison Sentence
summary : August 18, 2017: After Christian pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in the 2014 street demonstrations for freer elections of Hong Kong's leader, his mother reminded him to be courageous like his namesake, Joshua of the Old Testament.
date : Aug 18, 2017 12:51 PM EDT
Nathan Law title : Hong Kong: 23 Y/O 'Umbrella Protest' leader Wins Election Seat Following 'Miraculous' Vote
summary : In a "miraculous" turn of events, Nathan Law, a 23-year-old pro-independence leader of Hong Kong's 2014 "Umbrella Movement", has won a seat in Hong Kong's legislative election.
date : Sep 07, 2016 10:55 AM EDT
Hong Kong Election title : Hong Kong Votes in First Major Election Since Pro-Democracy Protests in 2014
summary : Hong Kong voted on Sunday in its first major election since pro-democracy protests in 2014 and one of its most contentious ever, with a push for independence among disaffected younger voters stoking tension with China's government.
date : Sep 04, 2016 09:24 AM EDT
Joshua Wong title : Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Christian Pro-Democracy Student Activist, Vows to Fight on Despite Community Service Sentence
summary : Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy student leader Joshua Wong has said he does not regret his role in the "Umbrella Movement", which protested against Beijing's grip on the city's electoral system, despite being slapped with a community service sentence.
date : Aug 15, 2016 11:46 AM EDT
Hong Kong June 4th Tiananmen Square Anniversary title : Tens of Thousands in Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Massacre of June 4, 1989; But Generational Split Opens Up
summary : The Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989 has taken on a special meaning this year in Hong Kong, the only city in China where commemorations can be openly held. That’s because it is occurring under the backdrop of pro-democracy protests that have placed the city at odds in mainland China and even divided the protesters themselves.
date : Jun 05, 2015 12:45 AM EDT