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Share11 September 2019 "Hong Kong is the new Berlin in the new Cold War": said Joshua Wong, leader of the Hong Kong protests at a press conference in Berlin. The Hong Kong police have reached a "barbaric level of violence" in the last three months, Wong said. "Carrie Lam has given green light to police brutality," the young activist continued, and we ask Europe and Germany to condemn this violence, the 22-year-old from Hong Kong continued.
"Europe should suspend business negotiations until human rights are put on the agenda," said Hong Kong dissident Joshua Wongin press conference in Berlin. "We were told to change the system from within," Wong continued, but the Chinese government turned the new generation into a generation of dissidents, the 22-year-old continued. The decision to withdraw the controversial extradition law "is not enough" said the protest leader. Joshua Wong then announced that in the coming days he will be in the USA where he will meet several directors of important American newspapers and where he was invited for a meeting with Senator Marco Rubio.