Jailed Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong pleads guilty to charges stemming from 2019 mask ban protest

Jan 29, 2021 | INVESTING

Jailed Hong Kong opposition activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung has pleaded guilty to further charges of taking part in an unauthorised assembly and violating the government’s mask ban during the civil unrest of 2019.The 24-year-old on Friday returned to court alongside veteran activist Koo Sze-yiu, 74, to face charges stemming from a Hong Kong Island rally on October 5, 2019, when hundreds of people marched from Causeway Bay to Central in protest against the mask ban, which came into effect that…

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