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TRADE PACT SIEGE: INTERVIEW: Activist-academic explains student movement

Academia Sinica research fellow Huang Kuo-chang said in an interview with Tzou Jiing-wen, a staff reporter with the ‘Liberty Times’ (the sister paper of the ‘Taipei Times’), that the occupation of the Legislative Yuan by student-led protesters showed that the younger generation in Taiwan is cognizant of the regression of the nation’s democracy and the harsh employment environment they face, adding that a realization of these problems is what galvanized many younger people to make an effort to step forward for the future of Taiwan

By Tzou Jiing-wen  /  Staff reporter

Through this event, we are showing China that Taiwan is not a place where they can get away with making incessant demands.

Translated by staff writer Jake Chung

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