Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy MovementThe News Lens Feature
At the end of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, Hongkongers promised they will be back. In June 2019, Hong Kong mobilized one-third of the population to protest against the government's extradition bill. The News Lens is covering the ongoing movement and rallies in collaboration with our Hong Kong-based team.
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The Hong Kong government's face mask ban will only push the city into further chaos, as exemplified in other countries like France and Ukraine.
Taiwanese universities are almost doing nothing about the recurring campus assaults on Hong Kong students, which will only result in more clashes and potential hate crimes.
With no end in sight and the world losing interest, is there a possible solution for Hong Kong protesters?
Hong Kong police fire the first live round at a young protester today during China's National Day.
100,000 attended the anti-authoritarianism rally in Taipei to support Hong Kong despite heavy rain.
Hong Kong activists have been calling for asylum law in Taiwan. What is the reality for those Hongkongers who have already immigrated to Taiwan?
Hongkongers have been resisting the authorities for over 100 days, inspiring many around the world to keep fighting for democracy and human rights. Hong Kong's movement is essentially a continuation of the spirit of the Arab Spring.
Why are Hongkongers desperately fighting for democracy? For those living in the shadow of an authoritarian regime, democracy represents societal progress in terms of wealth, education, human rights and more.
The 2019 Oslo Freedom Forum in Taipei focused on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement among discussions of media freedom and authoritarian regimes around the world.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement now has a new and original anthem with over 1 million views on YouTube.