Anti-ELAB protests

Wave of Violence Sweeps Across Hong Kong on Day of General Strike

Scenes of shocking violence took place across Hong Kong yesterday, with a general strike having been called for the day. At around 7 AM, a 21-year-old demonstrator was shot by police in Sai Wan Ho. Footage from the morning also shows a police officer riding a motorcycle driving deliberately into a crowd several times, deliberately aiming to hit protestors. Around noon, an incident in which individuals wearing black set a man on fire with gasoline also took place. Clashes with police continued throughout the day, with police invading university campuses and firing tear gas... Read More

Swift Action from the Tsai Administration Needed Regarding Hong Kong Asylum Seekers

Taiwan's lack of any formal asylum policy—with no formalized process for processing applications by asylum seekers—is likely to be tested in the near future, with the Apple Daily reporting that thirty Hong Kong protesters have fled to Taiwan in the aftermath of the attempted occupation of LegCo on July 1st. According to the Apple Daily, another wave of more than thirty Hong Kong protesters are considering fleeing to Taiwan in the near future.... Read More