Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Democracy Leader, Is Detained at Bangkok Airport

October 5, 2016 2:06 AM

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Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Democracy Leader, Is Detained at Bangkok Airport

BEIJING — Joshua Wong, who was a prominent leader of the 2014 pro-democracy rallies in Hong Kong, was detained at the international airport in Bangkok early Wednesday while trying to enter Thailand, and he was later put on a flight back home, according to his political party.

The party, Demosisto, which the 19-year-old activist had recently helped to establish, said that Mr. Wong had arrived in Thailand at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday on an Emirates flight. He had been invited to speak at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

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