HK pro-democracy movement dominates Oslo Freedom Forum in Taiwan

Focus Taiwam
Date: 2019/09/13
By: Emerson Lim

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Hong Kong singer-activist Denise Ho (何韻詩) and Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement dominated the 2019 Oslo Freedom Forum-Taiwan on Friday, turning the gathering of international human rights advocates into a support session for Hong Kong people's fight for democracy.

The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a flagship event organized by the New York-based Human Rights Foundation (HRF) that takes place each year in Norway to promote human rights and democracy globally and support struggles against authoritarianism.

The gathering in Taipei was a satellite event of the OFF under the theme "unite."

As millions of Hong Kong people have been fighting for democracy on the streets in the past three months, Hong Kong issues became the spotlight of the forum in Taiwan, the second such gathering after its inaugural meeting in 2018.    [FULL  STORY]

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