Joshua Wong urges inclusion of guarantees for Hong Kong rights in U.S.-China trade talks


a prominent Hong Kong activist reached
out to seek America’s support as demonstrations have been ongoing for 14
weeks and the biggest challenge to China’s rule since the city’s handover
from Britain in 1997 a few hours after arriving in New York Joshua Wong called
on US politicians to pass a bill expressing support for the pro-democracy
campaign the 22 year old urged President Trump to include a human rights clause
in any trade agreement with China this comes as Washington Beijing trade
talks are scheduled for October the activists said it’s important to factor
of hong kong into the negotiations as it faces a threat of emergency laws and in
china could send troops into the semi-autonomous territory long
emphasized that if hong kong’s economic freedom and open business environment is
not preserved it will also damage the global economy he is set to attend a
congressional hearing in Washington of the Hong Kong human rights and democracy
act of 2019

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