Activists in Hong Kong and Bangkok have rallied in solidarity with pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong. His deportation from Thailand has set a "dangerous precedent," said a Hong Kong lawmaker.
A court in Hong Kong has sentenced Joshua Wong to three months in prison for playing a "leading role" in pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014. It's the second time the 21-year-old has been jailed.
Hong Kong's highest court has reversed a ruling to jail a trio of pro-democracy activists. The activists, known for their role in 2014 protests, had warned of a "critical juncture" in Hong Kong's fight for democracy.
Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow are in court in a last-ditch effort to have their prison sentences overturned. They were jailed last year for leading Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement."
Pro-democracy candidates in Hong Kong have won back only two of the four seats up for grabs in a crucial by-election. The result means the democrats will lose veto power over some bills in the city's legislature.
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