Date: April 16, 2020
Lin condemned the director general in plain language for his accusations that the Taiwanese government was encouraging racist comments towards his person.
The video has been viewed more than 1.7 million times on YouTube. With subtitles originally in English and Taiwanese, it has included subtitles in Japanese since April 14. And it is striking a chord with people around the world.
How A Taiwanese Student Fought Back
Perhaps it’s a mark of the COVID-19 crisis that has us all cooped inside following the news, but a Taiwanese undergraduate student in the U.K. decided to fight back at the WHO director general’s unsubstantiated accusations.
Speaking to Director General Tedros as a Taiwanese, she expressed her disappointment: