Youth Movements

Further Jail Sentences Handed Down to Pro-Democracy Politicians in Hong Kong

Ten pro-democracy activists were sentenced to jail earlier this week in Hong Kong in the latest action by China as part of a months-long political crackdown. The sentencing takes place on the basis of participating in unauthorized assemblies on August 18th and August 31st in 2018, with the possibility of further charges down the line...

62nd Anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day Commemorated in Taipei with March, Prayer Ceremony

A march is held annually in Taipei to commemorate Tibetan Uprising Day, which remembers the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese occupiers in Tibet. This year the decision was made to hold the march on the Sunday before Tibetan Uprising Day on March 7th and to hold a prayer ceremony at Liberty Plaza on March 10th...

Several Hundred Demonstrate in Solidarity for Myanmar in New Taipei

A solidarity rally for Myanmar was held today in Little Myanmar in Zhonghe, which is located in New Taipei. The march began on Huaxin Street at 10:00 AM, passed through several streets in Little Myanmar, and proceeded to a small park outside of the Hwa Hsia University of Technology, at which point the rally ended promptly at 10:30 AM...