Tsai urges China to face reality of Tiananmen Square Incident

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2018-06-04

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is calling on China to face the historical reality of the

Tsai Ing-wen’s Facebook page

Tiananmen Square Incident. Her call came Monday, on the 29th anniversary of the deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protestors in Beijing, which left anywhere between several hundred and thousands dead.

Tsai posted a message on Facebook in the simplified characters used in China. She said that anyone who visits her Facebook page will discover a microcosm of Taiwan’s democracy: there are both criticism and support, and in Taiwan no words are deemed too sensitive. Nothing is censored in Taiwan, the way it is in China, and there is no internet firewall preventing accessing to controversial web sites.

“This is our way of life,” said Tsai. “It exists because there is a democratic system in place that makes it possible.”    [FULL  STORY]

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