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Taiwan’s Refugee Bill Does Not Apply to Hong Kong Protesters for Now, Taipei Says

Poster:Post date:2019-09-07
Catergory:Commentaries
Region:(Cross-Strait)
Issue:(Cross-Strait Issues)
(South China Morning Post, By Lawrence Chung) Taiwan’s existing laws provide adequate opportunities for Hongkongers to relocate to the self-ruled island, but a refugee bill before the island’s legislature does not apply to protesters seeking to flee the city, Taipei said on Thursday. The statement by the interior ministry came after visiting pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung appealed to Taiwanese lawmakers for more concrete support for his fellow protesters in Hong Kong. <Accessed 2019-09-07>  
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