Statues of the late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek have been moved to a park in Taoyuan in northern Taiwan. Tributes to Chiang will be removed across the island. Photo: AFP Statues of the late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek have been moved to a park in Taoyuan in northern Taiwan. Tributes to Chiang will be removed across the island. Photo: AFP
Statues of the late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek have been moved to a park in Taoyuan in northern Taiwan. Tributes to Chiang will be removed across the island. Photo: AFP

Taiwan votes to erase Chiang Kai-shek’s authoritarian legacy with new law

Renaming of streets and schools, removal of related symbols made compulsory under new ‘transitional justice bill’

Topic |   Taiwan
Statues of the late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek have been moved to a park in Taoyuan in northern Taiwan. Tributes to Chiang will be removed across the island. Photo: AFP Statues of the late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek have been moved to a park in Taoyuan in northern Taiwan. Tributes to Chiang will be removed across the island. Photo: AFP
Statues of the late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek have been moved to a park in Taoyuan in northern Taiwan. Tributes to Chiang will be removed across the island. Photo: AFP
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