The memorial hall is one of Taipei’s most prominent landmarks. Photo: Shutterstock Images The memorial hall is one of Taipei’s most prominent landmarks. Photo: Shutterstock Images
The memorial hall is one of Taipei’s most prominent landmarks. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Taiwan

Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall set to lose authoritarian symbols and giant statue of former KMT leader

  • The Taipei landmark was built to honour Chiang after his death but has long angered relatives of those killed in the ‘White Terror’
  • The commission that proposed the changes says they will symbolise the island’s transition from authoritarian one-party rule to democracy

Topic |   Taiwan
The memorial hall is one of Taipei’s most prominent landmarks. Photo: Shutterstock Images The memorial hall is one of Taipei’s most prominent landmarks. Photo: Shutterstock Images
The memorial hall is one of Taipei’s most prominent landmarks. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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