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After a year of intense protesting, Hong Kong activists in Taiwan are shifting gears, organizing a group called Hong Kong Outlanders to encompass art, education, and lobbying of government figures to sustain interest in their cause.
China's Hong Kong security law sparked outcry with many fearing it will infringe on human rights. Germany won't sever its trade relationship with China over it, says Economy Minister Peter Altmaier.
Following weeks of record-breaking turnouts at anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong, one protest ended with thousands of protesters throwing eggs at the police headquarters while drawing graffiti on the walls as the government continued to ignore their demands. William Yang was on the ground in Hong Kong speaking to protesters as 2 million took to the streets.
Although 500 Hong Kong students were roundly ignored by their own representative office in Taipei on Wednesday, on Thursday they were invited into the presidential palace to present their case.
Following a day and night of excessive police violence and teargassing demonstrators have taken pause: What will their next move be to resist the extradition law?
As demonstrators in Hong Kong flooded the streets for a peaceful protest Hong Kong sent in the riot police in an attempt to intimidate them and clear the streets using tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets.
As Hong Kong Students held a sit-in solidarity with their compatriots Taiwan's Digital Minister laid the blame for the unrest where it belongs: With the PRC
That Chu was barred from such a minor election only amplifies Beijing's profound influence in Hong Kong.
Hong Kongers are talking about emigrating as it becomes increasingly clear there is nothing 'special' about this administrative region of the PRC.