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Taiwan agency proposes removal of giant statue of authoritarian ex-president Chiang Kai-shek

A government agency tasked with addressing the trauma of Taiwan’s authoritarian past said Wednesday it backed the removal of a giant statue of former president Chiang Kai-shek, who oversaw decades of brutal martial law. The fate of a 6.3-metre (21-foot) bronze statue of Chiang has long been the subject of fierce, emotional and polarising debate […]