FEATURE: Treat us like a nation, activists tell PRC

Taipei Times
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]

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