Anti-ELAB Movement

Claims That Five Hongkongers Detained in Taiwan Since July Stir Controversy

Controversy has broken out after claims that the Taiwanese government has been holding five Hongkongers that fled to Taiwan under detention for the last two months. The Taiwanese government was, for the most part, opaque over past weeks about whether it is, in fact, holding the five Hongkongers—with questions having been raised about whether they have been allowed to see lawyers or contact their families... Read More

Video: One Year Anniversary of Start of Hong Kong Protests Remembered in Taipei

One day before the anticipated passage of new national security legislation in Hong Kong, New Bloom presents a look back at the solidarity rally for Hong Kong that took place in Taipei earlier this month in Liberty Plaza. The rally commemorated one year since the start of the protests in Hong Kong, with calls for asylum policies to be passed for Hongkongers by the Tsai administration... Read More

Tiananmen, Hong Kong and the US in the Age of COVID, Trump, and Xi

Whether it be young black men targeted in disproportionate numbers amidst white revanchism led by Trump or Hong Kong students beaten and arrested by security forces implementing a reign of terror engendered by Xi’s trampling of the city’s Basic Law, we must look past nationalistic rhetoric that obscures dark legacies of American and Chinese empire and policies of state violence that continue to operationalize in the present. On the 31st anniversary of Tiananmen Square, this is what we should keep in mind... Read More