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2016/08/25 | Mark Harrison

President Tsai's Apology: Signaling the Modern Taiwan

'The apology to Taiwan’s indigenous peoples will further the cause of indigenous rights, but also signals the distinctive modern society and polity that Taiwan has become.'

2015/11/24 | Kenzo

Indigenous People Refused Entrance of Traditional Territory

Hanisazan has a special significance to the Bunun people. Their ancestors migrated south from Xinyi Township and the mountain was an important watershed where the tribe would gather.

2016/03/02 | TNL 編輯

Taiwan Ranks First in Political Transformation by German Think Tank, But 76% Taiwanese Might Disagree

With the anniversary of the 228 Incident this past Sunday, many Taiwanese stood out to call for transitional justice from both the current and newly-elected government. While a German think tank ranked Taiwan first place in transitional justice, a poll by Business Today, a Taiwanese finance magazine, reveals over 76% of the respondents think transitional justice hasn’t been fully implemented in Taiwan.

2016/08/01 | J. Michael Cole

Tsai Gets Passing Grade for Apology to Taiwan’s Aborigines

President Tsai’s apology to the nation’s Aborigines went better than expected. But that was the easy part: now the real work begins.

2015/11/30 | TNL 編輯

Owing Aboriginals Too Much? DPP Presidential Candidate Will Apologize To The People if Elected

Tsai Ing-wen said that the aboriginal policies announced on August 1 this year were also the first policies announced in the 2016 presidential election. This shows her respect and affirmation towards the original owners of the island and her determination to solve related issues.

2017/04/20 | Ian Rowen and Jamie Rowen.

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.

2017/12/20 | Louis Lo

Nationalist Treasure: Taipei's Streets Contain a Secret Map of China

Taipei's street names are rarely older than 50 years, but their story goes back another century.

2016/08/01 | Yuan-ling Liang

Tsai Apologizes as First Step to Transitional Jusice for Taiwan's Aborigines

'The reason I am standing here today is because some people, up until now, still think an apology is unnecessary and still take other groups’ pain for granted.'

2018/03/22 | Alexander Görlach

OPINION: Lessons Taiwan Can Learn from German Transitional Justice

Students in Taiwan should focus on the period after German reunification to draw lessons on how to deal with transitional justice.