THE GUARDIAN – Activists estimate at least 200 protesters are in Taiwan, where authorities have discreetly allowed them to stay by extending tourist visas. Since October, Taiwan has quietly allowed dozens of protesters to stay on the island, and it is now offering support for Hongkongers to move to there when Beijing imposes the new national security law. Beijing says the law against subversion is necessary to deal with widespread anti-government unrest in Hong Kong, but critics say it is the final nail in the coffin of the former British colony’s disappearing freedoms.

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