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Taiwan: conservation of Hansen disease hospital

Categories: East Asia, Taiwan (ROC), Development, Environment, History, Human Rights, Humanitarian Response, Politics, Protest

Yang in Esouth blog reflects upon a rally to conserve a Hansen disease hospital from being demolished and replaced by a giant metro train factory. The issue has unveiled a hidden history of the city, the disease and the people. She is touched by the demonstration as the participants came together and transgressed the existing political boundary of blue and green (zh) [1].