The face of Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy protests, Joshua Wong, has been detained trying to enter Thailand, renewing questions about Beijing's growing global reach.
The bespectacled former student leader was invited to Thailand to give a speech about his campaign for democracy in Hong Kong, but was detained at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport, according to a Facebook post by the political party he founded, Demosisto.
The Thai student activist who was scheduled to meet Wong, Netiwit Chotipatpaisal, told Demosisto that Thai authorities had received a "letter" from China.
Chinese authorities have not commented on the issue. Wong last year was blocked from entering...