Joshua Wong meets German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

China blasts Germany after foreign minister meets Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong at human rights event

  • Beijing accuses Heiko Maas of ‘extremely erroneous action’ after he and Wong are introduced at newspaper’s event in Berlin
  • Wong says Hong Kong is comparable to East Berlin during the cold war
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Joshua Wong meets German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong (centre) arrives at Tegel Airport in Berlin on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Joshua Wong says Hong Kong is like Berlin in ‘new cold war’ as he arrives in Germany

  • Activist calls city a bulwark between free world and ‘dictatorship of China’
  • Wong was earlier arrested at Hong Kong airport after mix-up over bail conditions
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong (centre) arrives at Tegel Airport in Berlin on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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