MARTYR:Legislator Chi Kuo-tung, who has been openly critical of the party’s policies, likened himself to Chinese historians who sacrificed themselves to expose the truth
Date: Jul 13, 2015
By: Chen Yu-hsuan and Chen Wei-han / Staff reporter, with staff writer
In the wake of several Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) members’ withdrawals from the party, KMT leadership is reportedly planning disciplinary action against members who have spoken out against the party, sources in the KMT said.
KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) in a speech on Wednesday last week said that he had no problem with members criticizing him or any specific policy, but he added that they should not smear the KMT.
“You can jump to another ship in pursuit of individual political interest, but please, do not vilify the KMT,” Chu said. [FULL STORY]