Date: Oct 13, 2015
By: Yang Yuan-ting and Jonathan Chin / Staff reporter, with staff writer
Long Night’s Journey (走過長夜), an anthology of the accounts of 57
Taiwanese political prisoners and victims of state repression during the White Terror era, was released yesterday by the Preparatory Office of National Human Rights Museum.
The White Terror era describes the suppression of political dissidents and public discussion of the 228 Incident under martial law from May 19, 1949, to July 15, 1987.
At a press conference held to introduce the collection, four family members of White Terror era victims shared their stories.
Political prisoner Wu Yih-min’s (吳逸民) daughter, Wu Wen-hui (吳文慧), said her father was a National Taiwan University economics student when he was of convicted of anti-government activity by the then-National Security Bureau and imprisoned for 13 years. [FULL STORY]