All 228 Incident documents declassified

SEEKING TRUTH:The president announced the release of 4,617 documents, along with plans for a three-year probe into materials relating to the massacre and its aftermath

Taipei Times
Date: Feb 27, 2017
By: Stacy Hsu / Staff reporter

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday announced the declassification of all

People walk past Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Saturday. Photo: CNA

historical records relating to the 228 Incident, saying that the measure is critical to establishing the truth and expediting transitional justice.

“Pushing for transitional justice is one of the most important missions for Taiwan’s democracy, but we often have to discern the truth from the mists, with the most crucial yet complicated task being uncovering and collecting the relevant documents, which are scattered across various government agencies,” Tsai said on Facebook.

Tsai’s Facebook post came after the government released a press release touting similar moves, in which it said the speedy declassification of confidential files was aimed at meeting the public’s expectation of transitional justice.    [FULL  STORY]

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