• American Citizen Says He Was Denied Refuge in Hong Kong's U.S. Consulate

    23 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    “I am running out of options,” said the man, Ansen Wong, a 20-year-old student-turned-activist. Mr. Wong was convicted this year on a charge of criminal damage-which is akin to vandalism-in connection with protest activities. He is now facing trial on a charge of unlawful assembly after joining a massive antigovernment demonstration outside Hong Kong's legislature in 2019. Mr. Wong was contesting the charges but missed a mandatory court appearance on the day he approached the consulate. Unlawful assembly can carry up to five years in prison, but in practice former protesters found guilty...
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