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Hong Kong Democracy Activist Detained at Thailand Airport

A prominent Hong Kong democracy activist was reportedly detained in Thailand at the request of Chinese authorities before being sent back on a plane to Hong Kong. Joshua Wong, a 19 year-old student who gained notoriety for his role in Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy “umbrella movement,” was detained upon arrival at a Bangkok airport Tuesday and later placed on a return-flight to Hong Kong. Wong was travelling to Bangkok to speak about his campaign for democracy at a city college,...

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