However, pro-independence groups said the government’s use of “Japanese occupation” is an attempt to deny Taiwan’s existence by identifying it during that period as the ROC, which was not founded until 1912, 17 years after Japanese colonial rule began in Taiwan.
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Jiang backs use of ‘Japanese occupation’
TURN OF A PHRASE:The KMT likes the term because Japan ‘suppressed the people of the ROC.’ Critics note the ROC did not exist when Japan took control of Taiwan
By Shih Hsiu-chuan and Mo Yan-chih / Staff reporters
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