Last Saturday in Manhattan, New York City, nearly 300 activists gathered to rally for Taiwan’s global recognition as a country and to stand in solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Photographer Jimin Kim was on the scene.

Photo: Jimin Kim.

The demonstrators called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the United Nations and for Hong Kong to be free from Chinese suppression.

Photo: Jimin Kim.

Attendees also rallied for an end to human rights violations against Uighur Muslims and Tibetans in China by the Chinese Communist Party.

Photo: Jimin Kim.

Activist groups present included Keep Taiwan Free, NY4HK — New Yorkers Supporting Hong Kong, Uighur Human Rights Project and Students for a Free Tibet.

Photo: Jimin Kim.

The march gathered at Astor Place in downtown Manhattan, where speeches were made and attendees stuck Post-It Notes to a Lennon Wall expressing support for both Hong Kong and Taiwan. The march began shortly after.

Photo: Jimin Kim.

Protestors then walked up to Times Square and headed west to the Hudson River.

Photo: Jimin Kim.

The march ended by the river with speeches and a demonstration in front of the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in New York.

Photo: Jimin Kim.
Photo: Jimin Kim.
Photo: Jimin Kim.
Photo: Jimin Kim.
Photo: Jimin Kim.
Photo: Jimin Kim.
Photo: Jimin Kim.

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