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GV Face: Taiwan's Sunflower Protests
Written by Solana Larsen On 9 May 2014 @ 10:02 am | 1 Comment
In Citizen Media, International Relations, Politics, Protest, Taiwan (ROC)
Sunflowers have become the symbol of a protest movement in Taiwan that calls for continued autonomy of the country, amidst strong political pressure for more trade and unification with China.
Protesters stormed and occupied Taiwan's main legislature for several weeks and used social media to communicate their aims and activity in very creative ways.
Is the movement to defend democracy itself democratic?
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