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EDITORIAL: A new year, a new step backwards

Taiwanese voters have a chance to make even a stronger protest against Beijing and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s (習近平) efforts to intimidate them and foment jingoistic patriotism among the Chinese — at the ballot boxes on Jan. 16. It is an opportunity they should not ignore. They should be under no illusion that the repression and state-sanctioned abuse that have been happening in Xinjiang and Tibet could not happen here.

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