A pro-independence activist in 2003 marks the anniversary of the bloody 228 crackdown known as the 228 incident. Photo: AP
A pro-independence activist in 2003 marks the anniversary of the bloody 228 crackdown known as the 228 incident. Photo: AP

Beijing calls landmark Taiwan protests part of China’s liberation struggle

‘228 incident’ in 1947 was a ‘just action’ against dictatorship that has been hijacked by independence forces for ulterior motives, says Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office

A pro-independence activist in 2003 marks the anniversary of the bloody 228 crackdown known as the 228 incident. Photo: AP
A pro-independence activist in 2003 marks the anniversary of the bloody 228 crackdown known as the 228 incident. Photo: AP
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