Mon, May 11, 2015 - Page 3 News List

Publishers delete democracy references

HUMAN RIGHTS CHAMPION:National Alliance of Parents’ Organizations president Wu Fu-pin said the freedom of speech Taiwanese enjoy is the legacy of Deng Nan-jung

By Rachel Lin and Chen Wei-han  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

Meanwhile, the Deng Liberty Foundation issued a statement expressing “deep regret.”

“Civic education should help form a Taiwan-centric perspective among next-generation Taiwanese, but the heirs of a foreign, authoritarian regime have taken hold of the power to write history, and erased the White Terror era and massacres of Taiwanese — a serious offense against human rights — to gloss over what it has done and to exploit Taiwanese identity,” the statement said.

Additional reporting by Chen Hui-ping

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