Taiwan’s Indigenous Are Still Seeking Justice On The Democratic Side Of The Taiwan Strait

Last month, 31 indigenous representatives signed an open letter condemning the “hegemony” of Xi Jinping — but don’t interpret that as full-throated support for Taiwan’s current government.

For many of the island’s half-million indigenous residents, cross-straits politics is secondary to more pressing, long overlooked issues they face at home, everything from education to suicide rates to government restrictions on their claim to ancestral land.

Read here. Published by SupChina on February 13, 2019