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2019/04/04 | Cat Thomas

INTERVIEW: Meredith Huang's Journey From Sunflower Activism to Political Power

Meredith Huang entered the Legislative Yuan in March 2014 as an ardent activist bearing two speakers and a microphone. Five years later, she's a NPP city councilor.

2019/03/29 | Cat Thomas

INTERVIEW: Tobie Openshaw on Taiwan's Sunflowers, Indigenous Rights & Democracy

Videographer Tobie Openshaw on how his experiences in early adulthood shaped his life, his memories of the Sunflower Movement, and his ever-expanding list of projects.

2019/03/22 | Cat Thomas

INTERVIEW: Ian Rowen on the Sunflower Movement and Youth Activism in Taiwan

Ian Rowen looks back on Taiwan's Sunflower Movement, five years after helping share the occupation of the Legislative Yuan with an international audience.

2015/08/13 | Kenzo

Sunflower Movement Protesters Ruled Detention

Chen Wei-ting says people have the right to attend the public hearings held by the Legislative Yuan, yet the police blocked the main gate and denied citizens entrance of the building during the Sunflower Movement. He will discuss with his lawyer about appealing.

2015/06/30 | Anita Chow

China Bans Taiwan Golden Melody Award-winning Song

The Chinese government has ordered all Chinese media to delete every story relating to "Island’s Sunrise" winning an award. Some netizens say, “If 'Island’s Sunrise' really needs to be shut out, then why wasn’t it done sooner?” Others say luckily they downloaded the song before it was banned.