If more Taiwanese citizens are made aware of the double standard in their laws, we will have more local support and a better chance at substantive reform.
When I hear people say “the ROC is just a name,” or “let’s not fight over nomenclature and symbols,” I say the opposite. Let’s really talk about them.
Taiwan has the right to recognition of its sovereignty as well as support for a referendum to decide its own future, no less than the Catalonians do.
If Taiwanese employers can continue to hire foreign workers even after one instance of sexual abuse, is this the kind of society Taiwan wants to be?
Lee Ming-che’s case, which has terrifying implications, is summarily ignored by Western liberals who would otherwise support human rights.