ELECTIONS: ‘We Care’ rally planned in Kaohsiung

‘HAN TIDE’:Organizers said the march should counter the negativity that has dominated campaigns in the city, with KMT mayoral candidate Han Kuo-yu calling it ‘old and poor’

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 17, 2018
By: Ko Yu-hao and Wang Jung-hsiang  /  Staff reporters

A rally to be held in Kaohsiung today by civic groups is to call for an end to malicious

Democratic Progressive Party Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Chen Chi-mai, left, lifts a pile of chairs ahead of a news conference about the “We Care Kaohsiung” rally to be held in the city today.  Photo: CNA

attacks and ridicule, which they said have overshadowed the city’s mayoral election.

The “1117 We Care” parade is to set out from the Kaohsiung Cultural Center at 1:30pm and continue along a 5km route ending at the Hamasen Railway Cultural Park. The march is to take an hour-and-a-half to two hours, with performances along the way.

The event would send a message that the Kaohsiung residents “reject smear campaigns, stand up against bullies, oppose intervention, and want to stop hatred and safeguard Kaohsiung,” the organizers said.

The alliance was launched by civic groups and prominent figures in the city’s culture and arts scene.    [FULL  STORY]

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