By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nobel Prize laureate Lee Yuan-tseh on Saturday added his voice to the chorus calling for the withdrawal of government-sponsored high-school curriculum changes.
Students have been protesting outside the Ministry of Education as they see the school program as too China-centric.
Lee condemned the way students who had intruded into the ministry on July 23 had been treated by police. “It looks like there is so much hate, that students even had to be handcuffed,” the former Academia Sinica president reportedly told the media Saturday. [FULL STORY]