Hong Kong elections: activist Joshua Wong pledges to stop asking US for sanctions on city in bid to save Legislative Council candidacy

Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung has pledged to stop asking the United States or any other foreign country for sanctions on Hong Kong in a bid to save his candidacy for legislative elections.The co-founder of the now-defunct localist party Demosisto also rejected suggestions that he had invited foreign interference to pressure Hong Kong and Beijing, accusing an electoral officer of trying to cook up charges related to national security and block his candidacy.Wong said he had…

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