Hong Kong's Joshua Wong pleads guilty to protest charges

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has pleaded guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized assembly, his spokesperson confirmed on Monday.Wong was charged with “inciting to knowingly take part in an unauthorised assembly,” “organising an unauthorised assembly” and “knowingly taking part in an unauthorised assembly” in relation to a protest outside police headquarters in Wan Chai in June last year.Wong was due to enter the first day of a six-day trial on Monday, but said on social media a day earlier that he would plead guilty to the first two charges. He now faces a maximum of …

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