freedom of assembly

Activists, academics ‘surrender’ to protest law

Activists, academics ‘surrender’ to protest law

By Loa Iok-sin
STAFF REPORTER
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2009, Taipei Times, Page 1

Members of Academia Sinica, professors and social activists attend a press conference in Taipei yesterday to protest against the Assembly and Parade Act and show their support for Lee Ming-tsung and Lin Chia-fan, who face charges under the act.
PHOTO: LO PEI-DER, TAIPEI TIMES

[TAHR] Network News -- May

A magnificent Rome was not built in one day, and it would take more than one day to destroy a vicious Rome. During the process of democratization, Taiwan has never looked back to identify the root causes for violence or provided transitional justice initiatives. Up-to-date, numerous policies, laws, culture myth and value are still shadowed by Martial Law, waiting in the dark corners of society for the chance to resume lost power. They linger in the sub-consciousness of our bureaucrats and citizens or even blatantly appear in the form of present laws.

[TAHR] Network News -- May

A magnificent Rome was not built in one day, and it would take more than one day to destroy a vicious Rome. During the process of democratization, Taiwan has never looked back to identify the root causes for violence or provided transitional justice initiatives. Up-to-date, numerous policies, laws, culture myth and value are still shadowed by Martial Law, waiting in the dark corners of society for the chance to resume lost power. They linger in the sub-consciousness of our bureaucrats and citizens or even blatantly appear in the form of present laws.

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