Hundred of people form the words “Do Not Forget 228” in front of Liberty Square in Taipei on February 28, 2009. Thousands of people were killed when nationalist troops crushed an island-wide riot on February 28, 1947, an event known as “228” in Taiwan. Photo: Reuters

Beijing to hold events marking Taiwan massacre, but some see ulterior motive

Chinese mainland to commemorate incident on the island in 1947 that saw KMT troops crush local uprising, but some view the move as ploy to woo Taiwanese

Topic |   Taiwan
Hundred of people form the words “Do Not Forget 228” in front of Liberty Square in Taipei on February 28, 2009. Thousands of people were killed when nationalist troops crushed an island-wide riot on February 28, 1947, an event known as “228” in Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
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