The News Lens
By: James X. Morris
Taiwan is a second home for many Hongkongers. As Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement enters its second year, some activists residing in Taiwan are shifting toward a new direction.
Enter Hong Kong Outlanders in Taiwan, a civic group established by Hongkongers who hope to sustain social awareness of the pro-democracy protests. The group has organized exhibits and workshops, as well as working with Taiwan’s government to provide humanitarian assistance for asylum-seeking Hongkongers.
Last month, the Outlanders held its first Taipei exhibition, Surmount, featuring protest materials, art installations, and a series of online workshops with Hong Kong activists. [FULL STORY]