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 found several leaders of the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" guilty of incitement. The pro-democracy protest movement brought parts of the China-ruled city to a standstill for weeks.
The Hong Kong government has proposed to grant the city's leader powers to extradite fugitives to mainland China. Rights activists say China critics could be subject to torture and unfair prosecution there.
The French capital shares the title of the world's most expensive place to live with Hong Kong and Singapore. Economic woes have made Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Istanbul much cheaper.
The leader of a new political party that gained prominence in Thailand's election last month has been charged with sedition. Thanathorn is part of the opposition alliance trying to unseat the military junta.
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