Taiwan final ‘fortress’ of freedom in Chinese-speaking world: author

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/05/26
By Miao Zong-han and Kuan-lin Liu 

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Taiwan is the last fortress of democracy and free speech of the Chinese-speaking world, exiled Chinese writer Pan Yongzhong (潘永忠) said at a book launch in Taipei on Saturday.

Pan, better known by the pseudonym Tian Mu (田牧), said the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has essentially cut off all Chinese-speaking channels to the outside world so that there can be no understanding of the Taiwan government or its voice of justice and conscience.

China’s sharp power in the world is pervasive, Tian Mu said at the launch of his new book “The Forbidden Garden — Censorship in China.”

However, he said, not all of the 40 million overseas Chinese support Beijing’s policies, and many of them care a lot about the future of Taiwan.    [FULL  STORY]

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