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The autobiography and witness testimony of Fred Him-San Chin, a Taiwanese of Chinese descent born in Malaysia, offers a view of pride in being Taiwanese despite the hardships of false imprisonment.
Southeast Asian students were victims of White Terror in Taiwan, too. A narrow Taiwan-centric history can unfortunately neglect their stories.
Here's what Taiwanese lawmakers and thinkers are saying on the 72nd anniversary of the 228 Incident.
The Transitional Justice Act aims to correct injustices of the martial law period but a partisan structure and narrow focus that ignores indigenous land rights may undermine its popularity and efficacy.
'For those who believe that this debate was laid to rest, recall that if there was severance with the past, there would be no need for a truth and reconciliation commission,' argues Matthew Geason.
Taiwan’s Truth and Reconciliation Committee: The Geopolitics of Transitional Justice in a Contested State
Taiwan President Tsai’s interest in a truth and reconciliation commission also reflects Taiwan’s contested space in the global world order of nation states.