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  • Lu stout has this.

  • >> It may look like a rock

  • festival but it is an election

  • rally in Taiwan. Produced by

  • metal rocker turned politician,

  • Freddy Lynn. He is running for

  • reelection in parliament as an

  • independent and he is -- he

  • supports tied for gaining their

  • respective western nations like

  • the U.S. As well as her

  • Progressive values. Championing

  • gay rights and Taiwan, and

  • human rights in Hong Kong.

  • >> More and more young people

  • care now because we all have

  • seen what happened in Hong

  • Kong.

  • >> This self governing island

  • of 24 million has been closely

  • watching the dramatic scenes of

  • nearby Hong Kong. Where

  • millions have turned out to

  • March against the government

  • and young protesters clashed

  • violently with police. He has

  • capitalize on the crisis. The

  • whole world is watching she

  • says, after Hong Kong, what

  • kind of choice will Taiwanese

  • make. Chinese president has

  • declared that Taiwan should

  • reunify under the governing

  • principle of one country into

  • systems. Signing the outgoing

  • crisis here in Hong Kong, tie

  • wants president believes one

  • country two systems is a

  • failure and says Taiwan will

  • never accept it. Relations

  • between Taiwan and China have

  • deteriorated since she took

  • office in 2016. Taiwan has lost

  • diplomatic ties with a number

  • of foreign governments and

  • China has suspended issuing

  • Visas from a nine towards

  • visiting the island. Performs

  • closer engagement with beijing

  • and accuses Taiwan of using

  • Hong Kong protests for

  • political gain.

  • >> Hong Kong people are

  • bleeding from fighting against

  • China. President Tsai what have

  • you done to help Hong Kong.

  • Hong Kong people are bleeding

  • while you are enjoying

  • electoral gains.

  • >> The gains are real as more

  • people of Taiwan say they want

  • a more formal Independence.

  • >> We find the percentage of

  • pro Independence increased from

  • 20% to 30% in the middle of

  • 2019. (Inaudible)

  • >> Although sigh is seen as the

  • favorite, her party chases a

  • party in parliament. If your

  • party loses control, rival

  • parties could block bills like

  • the law passed last month that

  • makes it illegal to accept

  • Chinese funds for political

  • activities.

  • >> Days before the election,

  • released this simple yet bold

  • appeal to voters contrasting

  • this to the peaceful life in a

  • quote, free and democratic

  • country.

  • >> We hope that today's Taiwan

  • will be Hong Kong's tomorrow.

  • We all hope that.

  • >> Hong Kong is a rallying cry

  • for election on an island 700

  • kilometers away. A referendum

Lu stout has this.

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Taiwan 2020 Elections: Hong Kong protests turn vote into referendum on China

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    Sammie posted on 2020/01/28
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