Agnes Chow - updates

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Hong Kong democracy figures resign after security law passed

Jun 30, 2020 - 1:31 PM

Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, Jeffrey Ngo, and Agnes Chow are ending their involvement in Demosisto, a party campaigning for universal suffrage and for foreign countries to sanction China for rights abuses

RESIGNING. Joshua Wong (L), Nathan Law (C) and Agnes Chow (R) of pro-democracy political group Demosisto hold a press conference in Hong Kong on May 30, 2020. File photo by Isaac Lawrence/AFP

Hong Kong police round up activists as mass rally called off

Aug 30, 2019 - 12:53 PM

(UPDATED) Umbrella Movement leaders Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow – both still well-regarded among the city's youth – are arrested in dawn swoops, accused of 'inciting others to take part in unauthorized assembly' among other charges

Members of pro-democracy party Demosisto (L-R) Nathan Law, Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow speak to the media after Chief Executive Carrie Lam held a press conference in Hong Kong on June 18, 2019. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on June 18 for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave in to demands for her resignation.  Anthony WALLACE / AFP

Protest in Hong Kong over activist's election ban

Jan 28, 2018 - 10:08 PM

The ban on Agnes Chow, who was at the forefront of mass 2014 Umbrella Movement, is the latest blow for the democracy camp and another sign that Beijing is tightening its grip on the semi-autonomous city

BANNED. Pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow shouts slogans on stage during a protest outside Central Government Complex in Hong Kong on Januray 28, 2018. Photo by Philip Fong/AFP

Leading Hong Kong democracy activist banned from vote

Jan 27, 2018 - 6:18 PM

Agnes Chow, 21, a former leader of the mass Umbrella Movement protests of 2014, had her nomination rejected because she supports self-determination for the semi-autonomous city

BANNED. Pro-democracy Demosisto party member Agnes Chow speaks to passing pedestrians in Hong Kong on June 4, 2017. Photo by Anthony Wallace / AFP

Hong Kong protest leader pledges to step up mass action

Oct 02, 2014 - 12:47 AM

If our Chief Executive and China do not respect and listen to our people s opinion we will consider having different operating actions in future days including occupying other places like important government offices

Peaceful pro-democracy protestors demonstrate after the annual anti-Hong Kong government protest rally, Hong Kong, China, 02 July 2014. Stringer/EPA