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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's Joshua Wong heads to Washington to seek US support

Activist says 'voice of the people' to be heard on Capitol Hill

Joshua Wong, left, speaks with fellow Hong Kong democracy activist Kai Ping "Brian" Leung at Columbia University in New York on Sept. 13. (Photo by Sara Sekine)

NEW YORK -- Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong will visit Capitol Hill next week, he said Friday, looking to build U.S. and international support for the ongoing protest movement in the city.

Wong told an audience at Columbia University here that he came to the U.S. to ensure the "voice of Hong Kong people could be heard, not only in Hong Kong, but also in the international community."

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