Opposition Kuomintang lawmakers protest against the bill in the legislative chamber in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: AP

Taiwan’s anti-infiltration bill is passed as opposition lawmakers protest

  • Legislation criminalises political activities backed or funded by ‘hostile external forces’ – referring to mainland China
  • Critics say it could have a chilling effect on the island, while Beijing accuses the ruling DPP of seeking electoral gain and creating enmity
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020
Opposition Kuomintang lawmakers protest against the bill in the legislative chamber in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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