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Hong Kong protest leader: New strategies needed to pressure government
Hong Kong protest leader: New strategies needed to pressure government

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement will need to muster more political power to force the government to listen to its demands, said Alex Chow, one of the student leaders of the demonstrations, as the sit-ins stretched on Wednesday. “We will need to further justify our actions and rethink the strategy of [just] calling on more people to occupy the streets,” said Chow, leader of the Hong Kong Federation of Students. “If occupying the streets [alone] could force the government to back down, they already would have.” Chow said protest organizers are now “thinking out how to regroup [and get] that many protesters back to the streets,” while at the same...

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