Joshua Wong

  • Event Start: 15th May 2020, 5:00pm
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Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist

Wong is a Hong Kong student leader, known as a leader of the Umbrella movement, a civil resistance movement that occupied the city for 79 days in 2014.  He has founded student activist groups, including Scholarism and Demosistõ, and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017.  He has been repeatedly disqualified as a political candidate, detained, and imprisoned for his activism


This event will be via podcast : for Spotify Podcast, CLICK HEREor forApple Podcast, CLICK HERE

Throughout its history, the Union has strived to bring some of the world’s most celebrated figures to speak before its audience, providing its members with the opportunity to engage with those who shape our world.  This term will be no different with our full programme of podcasts.  We encourage you to not only listen to these inspiring voices, but also to challenge them.  The online form for submitting questions is accessible to members on our Facebook page in the week preceding each event