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Academics slam curricula changes

CHERRY-PICKING:An Academia Sinica associate research fellow said the wording and the references cited by the ministry are the result of a particular political ideology

By Alison Hsiao  /  Staff reporter

The justification for the deletion is “to generalize and raise it to a higher level” and that “White Terror cases are fully discussed in history textbooks.”

Academics criticized the juxtaposition of “the White Terror era” and “anti-communist policies” as overlooking the case-by-case differences of the White Terror era victims and trying to legitimize the persecution of political dissidents during authoritarian rule as an anti-communist policy.

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