Activist warns Hong Kong is on the brink of bloodshed, says fight for democracy is far from over


ONCE AGAIN. IT SOUNDS LIKE HONG KONG ACTIVIST JOSHUA WONG IS WILLING TO FOLLOW UP ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S PROPOSAL TO MEET WITH THE CHINESE PRESIDENT EXCEPT JOSHUA REFERS TO HIM AS EMPEROR AND NOT PRESIDENT XI. THE 22-YEAR-OLD ACTIVIST JOINS US NOW. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US TONIGH TONIGHT. I WANTED TO ASK YOU ABOUT THIS IDEA THAT THERE ARE FORCES OR MILITARY ASSETS AND EQUIPMENT BUILDING UP NEAR THE BORDER. “THE NEW YORK TIMES” SAYS THIS. IT IS A CREDIBLE THREAT AND THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT DOES NOT WANT TO LEAVE ANY DOUBT THAT IF NECESSARY, THEY WILL ACT. WHAT ARE YOUR CONCERNS RIGHT NOW ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF THAT, JOSHUA?>>WHERE THE PAST 24 HOURS OR SO BREATH PRESIDENT TRUMP AND VICE PRESIDENT PENCE HAVE SPOKEN OUT WITH GREAT CAUTION OVER THE SITUATION IN HONG KONG AND WE HAVE FACED EXTREME UNCERTAINTY OVER WHERE THE BEIJING ARMY WHO INTERFERED IN HONG KONG, WHERE THE TROOPS WILL STAND TO BE OUR PROTESTS.>>WHAT ROLE DOES RELIGION PLAY WITH THIS, THEY ARE TRYING TO LEAD THE PRO-DEMOCRACY, OR MAY BE CONCERNS. THIS IS POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC FREEDOM AND THAT IS CRYSTAL CLEAR. THEY TALKED TO THEM THE PAST WEEKEND AND HAS SHOWN PRESIDENT XI THAT OUR MOVEMENT FIGHTS DEMOCRACY AND IS FAR FROM OVER.>>THERE ARE REPORTS THAT THERE ARE 1.7 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE STREETS. WHERE DOES THIS END AND WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO ACCOMPLISH THROUGH THIS?>>WITH OUR BECAUSE A FREE ELECTION, WE HOPE TO ELECT OUR OWN GOVERNMENT, AND WE HOPE TO LET THE WORLD KNOW THAT OUR MOVEMENT AND BATTLE WILL CONTINUE.>>CHINA TONIGHT IS SUNDAY MORNING SAYING THAT THE U.S. IS CAUSING TROUBLE. THE PRESIDENT HAS SAID IT’S TIME FOR PRESIDENT XI TO SIT DOWN WITH SOME OF YOU. WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO PRESIDENT XI IF YOU COULD FACE HIM?>>PRESIDENT XI MUST RECOGNIZE FREE ELECTION AND DEMOCRACY IS THE PROMISE OF BEIJING TO HONG KONG, AND WHEN 2,000 WERE FIRED, EVEN TO PROTESTERS DURING THE PROTEST PEACEFULLY BECAUSE BULLETS WERE FIRED INTO THE EYE EYES. THAT’S NOW THE TIME FOR THE WHITE HOUSE TO RECOGNIZE THAT BASIC HONG KONG HUMAN RIGHTS.>>Shannon: JOSHUA WONG, SOMEONE WHO’S BEEN LEADING THIS FOR A LONG TIME. YOU ARE A YOUNG MAN BUT HAVE PAID THE PRICE IN AND OUT OF JAIL AND BEING PART OF THIS

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