Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during Double Tenth celebrations on October 10. With tensions between Taipei and Beijing high, observers suggest the mainland is looking at using legislation to punish “Taiwan separatists”. Photo: AP Photo
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during Double Tenth celebrations on October 10. With tensions between Taipei and Beijing high, observers suggest the mainland is looking at using legislation to punish “Taiwan separatists”. Photo: AP Photo
Taiwan

Will Beijing sharpen its laws to punish ‘Taiwan separatists’?

  • Beijing started drafting a blacklist last year, saying it is aimed at a small number of secession diehards and their financial supporters
  • The national security legislation in Hong Kong ‘inspired’ mainland academics considering an enforcement mechanism related to Taiwan, says expert

Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during Double Tenth celebrations on October 10. With tensions between Taipei and Beijing high, observers suggest the mainland is looking at using legislation to punish “Taiwan separatists”. Photo: AP Photo
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during Double Tenth celebrations on October 10. With tensions between Taipei and Beijing high, observers suggest the mainland is looking at using legislation to punish “Taiwan separatists”. Photo: AP Photo
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