In Hong Kong, Teen Pro-Democracy Activist Awaits Word of His Fate


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At only 19 years old, Tony Chung should be focusing on his college studies or choosing a career path. But in today’s Hong Kong, like many other young pro-democracy activists who have been arrested, Chung’s focus is elsewhere. Since last summer’s protests exploded across the city, Chung is now under scrutiny for his activities during the widespread demonstrations. The former leader of “Studentlocalism” had overseen communications and decision-making for the pro-democracy activist group. His activism for further freedoms in Hong Kong goes back to when he was 14 years old. Then, he took to the streets to participate in a...