President Tsai Ing-wen has accused Beijing of interfering in the island’s elections. Photo: EPA-EFE President Tsai Ing-wen has accused Beijing of interfering in the island’s elections. Photo: EPA-EFE
President Tsai Ing-wen has accused Beijing of interfering in the island’s elections. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan’s anti-infiltration bill: McCarthyism or a ‘safety net’ to counter election meddling?

  • President Tsai Ing-wen and the DPP are pushing for the controversial legislation to be passed by the end of the year
  • But critics say the party is trying to silence dissent ahead of the polls, that the language is vague, and it could even see a return to ‘white terror’

Topic |   Taiwan
President Tsai Ing-wen has accused Beijing of interfering in the island’s elections. Photo: EPA-EFE President Tsai Ing-wen has accused Beijing of interfering in the island’s elections. Photo: EPA-EFE
President Tsai Ing-wen has accused Beijing of interfering in the island’s elections. Photo: EPA-EFE
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