Sat, Feb 24, 2007 - Page 1 News List

Pro-independence groups share `228' story with US

EYE-OPENER A former US deputy assistant secretary of state for China and Taiwan said knowledge of the 228 Incident could help to shape US policy


They will meet members of Congress on Monday, and stage a walk and run through the capitol on Feb. 28, culminating in a memorial service in the Rayburn House Office Building -- a congressional office building -- that afternoon.

Taiwanese-Americans in the Washington area will hold a commemorative service at a Washington suburban church today, featuring an address by Taiwan's de-facto ambassador to the US, David Lee (李大維).

One congressional source also told the Taipei Times that certain congressmen were considering introducing a pro-Taiwan bill on Feb. 28 as a symbolic gesture.

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