Brian Hioe

Demonstrators Trapped at Hong Kong Polytechnic University For Over 48 Hours Now

Demonstrators have now been trapped within the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, surrounded by police and with exits to the university sealed, for over 48 hours now. Those still trapped in the university face the threat of eventually running out of supplies, such as food and water. It is also thought that many of those remaining are injured after weathering many hours of police assaults... Read More

Hundreds Remain Trapped on Hong Kong Polytechnic University as Police Siege Continues

Demonstrators continue to be trapped in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, with police still refusing to allow hundreds of demonstrators to leave the university. It is thought that there are five hundred to six hundred individuals still trapped at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 60% to 70% are thought to be students from the university and reportedly, some of those trapped inside on the campus are as young as 11 or 12 years old... Read More

Fears Run High After Police Seal Off Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Threaten Lethal Force

Tensions run high in Hong Kong tonight, with police having completely surrounded the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and sealed off all exits. However, students, protestors, and reporters are all among those trapped inside, with some believing that the police intend to escalate its ongoing siege of the university to the level of deadly force... Read More

Hong Kong Demonstrators Prepare for University Siege in the Wake of Deaths Linked to Police Violence

Many anticipate an escalation in the situation in Hong Kong over the weekend, following the police siege on the Chinese University of Hong Kong earlier this week. Following the raid, protestors have begun fortifying the area around the university. The past few days have also seen two deaths thought to be the result of police actions, including the death of a thirty-year-old man and a seventy-year-old man... Read More
Brian Hioe

Brian Hioe

Editor

Brian Hioe was one of the founding editors of New Bloom. He is a freelance writer on social movements and politics, and occasional translator. A New York native and Taiwanese-American, he has an MA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and graduated from New York University with majors in History, East Asian Studies, and English Literature. He was Democracy and Human Rights Service Fellow at the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy from 2017 to 2018.

丘琦欣,創建破土的編輯之一,專於撰寫社會運動和政治的自由作家偶而亦從事翻譯工作。他是出生於紐約的台裔美人。他自哥倫比亞大學畢業,是亞洲語言及文化科系的碩士,同時擁有紐約大學的歷史,東亞研究及英文文學三項學士學位。