May 03, 2016

Umbrella Revolution Activists Go On Trial In Hong Kong

Four pro-democracy activists appeared in court yesterday after being accused of obstructing justice in what became known as the Umbrella Revolution of 2014. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, Albert Chan and Raphael Wong were protesting against Chinese interference in Hong Kong’s electoral process. Wong, who was a teenager during the protest, became something of a face for the movement to demand free elections for the Chinese-controlled city’s top leader. All four have denied the charges against them.

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