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Directors seek to boost anti-nuclear bid

CREATIVE PROTESTS:The directors called on artistic heavyweights to join their anti-nuclear bid, and said that art rather than rhetoric could best serve the cause

By Tang Chia-ling and Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter, with Staff writer

Wu said that while the anti-nuclear issue had long been politicized, their bid carried no specific political affiliation and they hoped it would not become a maneuvering tool of the pan-blue and pan-green camps.

“After all, radiation leakage would occur regardless of which political party is in charge of the country,” Wu said, adding that Taiwanese must transcend politics on the issue of nuclear power, particularly in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster on March 11, 2011.

“Perhaps putting an end to the plant’s construction will become the first step toward conciliation between the pan-blue and pan-green camps,” Wu added.

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