January 2021

Trump Supporters in Taiwan and Hong Kong Likely to Compare US Capitol Storming to Sunflower Movement, LegCo Occupation

After comments by outgoing president Donald Trump, who lost to Joe Biden in 2020 American presidential elections, a pro-Trump mob stormed the US Capitol earlier today. Unfortunately, it is probable that one will soon see a wave of Trump supporters in Taiwan and Hong Kong claiming that the storming of the US Capitol was a legitimate action aimed at preserving democracy...

Xiangtang Village Struggle Illustrates How Forced Evictions Continue to Take Place in China

Gas, water, and electricity was cut off to villagers in Xiangtang Village in Beijing late last month by authorities, as part of an attempt to evict residents of the village, which is slated for demolition. This occurs despite sub-zero temperatures in Beijing, with residents having resisted attempts by authorities to evict them for weeks, engaging in protests and hunger strikes, among other actions...