Joshua Wong disqualified from local Hong Kong elections
29 Oct 2019
Joshua Wong speaks to members of the media at the High Court in Hong Kong, China. File photo/Reuters
Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Tuesday that he was the only candidate who had been disqualified from running in local district council elections due to be held in November.
In a notice on Tuesday, the Hong Kong Electoral Affairs Commission said his nomination was deemed to be “invalid.”