There is no doubt Joshua Wong is “politician” material. Outside court last week, he said he would heed the magistrate’s advice to reflect on his behaviour and, almost in the same breath, claimed “political prosecution”. Photo: AP

Joshua Wong, Hong Kong’s very own version of The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Alice Wu says the activist’s claim of political persecution, even after being acquitted of police obstruction charges, shows the limits of playing the victim

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There is no doubt Joshua Wong is “politician” material. Outside court last week, he said he would heed the magistrate’s advice to reflect on his behaviour and, almost in the same breath, claimed “political prosecution”. Photo: AP
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