‘TAIWAN YES, CHINA NO’:Campaigners said that the Ma administration was determined to accomplish its ‘de-Taiwanization’ mission before he leaves office
Date: Apr 26, 2015
By: Rachel Lin / Staff reporter
In the latest of a series of protests against the high-school curriculum for
Chinese language and social science, dozens of civic group representatives yesterday called for Taiwanese to demand the President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) administration reverse the policy aimed at “brainwashing” the younger generation.
“Taiwan yes, China no,” protesters shouted outside the Ministry of Education building, which has appealed against the ruling handed down by Taipei High Administration in February that threw into doubt the legitimacy of the ministry’s revisions to the curriculum guidelines in January last year.
The protesters put on a skit to show their dissatisfaction of the weight accorded to the 228 Massacre and the White Terror era in the new version of the curriculum, waving a banner reading: “Taiwanese independence.” [FULL STORY]