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.
The message was clear – if the long arm of Chinese law finds you, you have no legal recourse. Lee Ming-che is the most recent casualty.
One year after President Tsai’s apology to indigenous peoples shows that Taiwan has improved in only some areas so far.