Inside the Ring: Hong Kong Activist Headed For DC

Joshua Wong
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September 16, 2019

A leading pro-democracy activist from Hong Kong is heading to the United States, and China’s government is furious at the American show of support.

Joshua Wong was initially set to come to Washington for meetings with senior Trump administration officials and even President Trump earlier this week. A Trump administration official said this week that senior White House officials are still deciding how to handle the Wong visit and who will meet with him.

But the U.S. visit was upstaged by Germany. German human rights activists persuaded Mr. Wong to stop first in Berlin, where he met Monday with Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at a media-sponsored human rights event at the German parliament.

Read the entire article at the Washington Times.