Oslo Freedom Forum advocates for freedom against tyranny

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Activists at the 2020 Oslo Freedom Forum once again advocated for liberty this week by talking about their experience countering authoritarianism. The forum was held on...

Hong Kong activist Wong arrested over unauthorized assembly

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said he was arrested again Thursday for allegedly participating in an unauthorized assembly last October. Wong tweeted ...

Hong Kong protest leader fired from university teaching job

HONG KONG (AP) — A professor and leading figure in Hong Kong’s political opposition has been fired from his university job following China’s passage of a sweeping new national security law. ...

Pro-democracy Hong Kong actor under quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong actor Wong Chau-sang (黃秋生) has disclosed early Tuesday morning (May 12) that he is under quarantine in Taiwan while hinting at the possibility of p...

US Department of State expresses concerns over Jimmy Lai's arrest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Feb. 28, the U.S. Department of State released a statement of its concern over the arrest of Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong media tycoon and prominent pro-democracy activist, a...

Anti-establishment views unite, divide Hong Kong protesters

Trump signs, Pepe the Frog graffiti and British and American flags have become a common sight at Hong Kong’s anti-government protests — and an unsettling one to longtime democracy activist...

Anti-establishment views unite, divide Hong Kong protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — Trump signs, Pepe the Frog graffiti and British and American flags have become a common sight at Hong Kong’s anti-government protests — and an unsettling one to longtime democracy a...

Photo of the Day: Parallels between Tiananmen and Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration showing solidarity between Tiananmen Square and Hong Kong protesters has gained over 24,000 upvotes on the social media site Reddit since New Year's Ev...

Vatican New Year calendar suspected of hinting at support of Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the cover of the Holy See's latest annual calendar, Pope Francis can be seen standing in the middle of an umbrella-holding crowd as raindrops fall from the sky. ...

China scraps over 3,000 songs by HK lyricist Albert Leung for his speech in Taiwan: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After visiting Taiwan to take part in the debut of a new song that he wrote for Taiwanese rock band Fire Ex. (滅火器) to support Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, various media ...

Swan Lake Meets Red Lady Army: Chinese artist's satirical art in Taipei reflects Hong Kong protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Hong Kong protests escalate, a Chinese artist has used his paintbrush to portray the disproportionate violence seen in confrontations between protesting students an...

Chiang Kai-shek's great-grandson says 'no room for one country, two systems' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese President Chiang Kai-shek's (蔣介石) great-grandson and Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) on Wednesday (Nov. 13) declared that there is &qu...

The Latest: Joshua Wong disqualified from local HK elections

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong authorities have disqualified pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from upco...

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends early as violence erupts

A massive pro-democracy rally Saturday in downtown Hong Kong ended early after violence broke out, with police firing tear gas and a water cannon after protesters threw bricks and Molotov cocktails at...

The Latest: Thousands gather at Hong Kong park for protest

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Thousands of people have started to gather at a park in downtown Hong Kong, beltin...