The PJ Tatler

Face of Democracy: 17-Year-Old Takes on Beijing as Student Leader of Hong Kong Protests

When Joshua Wong was just 15 years old, he led a fight against state efforts to pump Chinese government “patriotic education” classes into his school. Now 17, he is a leader of hundreds of thousands of protesters flooding the streets of Hong Kong. The Wall Street Journal has more on this brave young man, it tells a story as well to show his journey through social media.