Taiwan mourns 70th anniversary of ‘228 Massacre’ amid protests and vandalism of ex-leader’s statue

Taiwan marked the 70th anniversary of bloody political purges known as the “February 28 Incident” on Tuesday, amid protests and the vandalism of statues of former leader Chiang Kai-shek. The purges took place after civilian unrest broke out against the Chinese nationalist Kuomintang government, which sent in forces from the mainland. The government only apologised for the incident […]