The student leader of Hong Kong supports a referendum in Catalonia

One of the most visible faces of the prodemocratic student movement in Hong Kong, Joshua Wong, is concerned about the situation in Catalonia and "the excessive use of force by the police. "

Wong has condemned the "state violence"and has defended that" the people of Hong Kong and Catalonia have the right to determine their own future. "

The young 23-year-old activist rose to fame during the Umbrella Revolution Of 2014. He is currently the general secretary of Demonstration, a political party that defends the right of Hong Kong citizens to decide in a referendum if they want to become independent from China.

In 2018, Wong was proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize by a group of congressmen from the United States.


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