Date: Jul 04, 2015
By: Michael Gold / Reuters, TAIPEI
Young Taiwanese activists have tied themselves up in chains, blocked mountain roads, scaled fences and thrown red paint balloons in a wave of anti-China sentiment likely to turn politics on its head in January’s presidential election.
An energetic and fast-growing youth movement has been united in suspicion of economic and cultural dependence on China.
“When my generation comes of age, Taiwan’s cross-strait attitude is going to be very different,” student movement leader Huang Yen-ju said. “We want China to treat us like a country.” [FULL STORY]