Walking through 228 : 10 Facts About 228

The 228 Incident/Massacre, (二二八事件), is an event in Taiwan's history that is not commonly known; the exact number of victims remain a mystery other than that tens of thousands suffered. What is known is that it was a conflict between the incoming ROC government and the inhabitants of Taiwan. Although many have heard of the bloody … Continue reading Walking through 228 : 10 Facts About 228

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Taiwan Martial Law and the Aftermath

It was declared a “watershed moment in its democratization”, but there was no jubilation or dancing in the streets. The Nationalists Kuomintang (KMT) still had a strangle hold on Taiwan’s political system, but this was the beginning of political liberalization and the roots of Taiwanization. Chiang Ching-kuo lifted martial law over Taiwan in July 1987, 38 … Continue reading Taiwan Martial Law and the Aftermath

Liu Tsung-Jung (劉宗榮) – Postcards

Outreach for Taiwan has partnered up with the community and artist, Liu Tsung-Jung (劉宗榮), to promote Taiwan's situation through Artwork.  Below are the postcards and all descriptions were provided by Ketty Chen. For more information, please contact us. "Illuminating Darkness" Sunflowers sprung on the floor of the Legislative Yuan. This painting is artist Liu Tsung-jung’s interpretation … Continue reading Liu Tsung-Jung (劉宗榮) – Postcards