Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement How Hong Kong Activists Are Sustaining Pro-Democracy Movement in Taiwan

The News Lens
Date: 2020/07/28
By: James X. Morris

Photo Credit: CNA

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.

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]

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