Activists have organized a protest in Kaohsiung City on Saturday, August 17, in solidarity with protesters in Hong Kong. Participants plan to hold a sit-in on the first floor of the Kaohsiung railway station starting at 18:00 (local time). Further demonstrations and solidarity events are expected in other major cities throughout Taiwan.
A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected around all protest sites.
Individuals in Taiwan are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and anticipate a heightened security presence and localized business and transportation disruptions around protest sites.
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