Sat, Dec 12, 2015 - Page 8 News List

EDITORIAL: Defending rights and democracy

And that is one of the reasons a majority of Taiwanese see no future in Xi, although they are willing to accept well-regulated cross-strait economic interactions.

The human and civic rights of Taiwanese have been hard won, and must always be vigorously defended — through the ballot box and civil oversight of the government.

This editorial has been amended since first published to correct that Sunita Danuwar, who received an award from the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, does not work for the foundation.

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