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Taiwan: 200 bloggers joint action

The Save Lo Sheng Sanatorium campaign has developed into 200 bloggers joint action. In less than 18 hours, the bloggers got 150,000(TWD) for posting an ad in apple daily news to express their anger towards the state violence and the mainstream media's lack of coverage on the issue.

The action is initiated by HeMiDEMi, and supported by many bloggers who wanted to save the neglected news back to the frontpage in the newspapers. Coolloud has a detailed report (zh).

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  • Update the data. Right now, there are more than 400 people join the acion, and we got 190,500(TWD).

    People who want to know more about the action can read the article listed below:

    Taiwan: bloggers act on saving Lo-Sheng Sanatorium

  • […] 就是等著看這半版的廣告。即使我沒盡到一份實質心力,但是對大家為了公義而付出的血汗,仍是感動不已。我覺得部落客的熱血襄助倒是其次,這種攸關人民生計與環境保護的事情,絕不能被無知與無能的政府官員操弄把持。這無關政治或黨派,也不是意識形態地為參與而參與、為反對而反對。一份可以獲得兩全其美結果的提案,卻被官員與媒體刻意打壓,稍微有點社會意識的人,都難以矇著眼睛故作不見。連全球之聲(Global Voices)都在報導(中譯版),我們卻不見主流媒體認真報導事件始末,出現於鏡頭前的只是一幕幕激情抗爭與強制驅離。是民粹嗎?是瞎起哄嗎?「請借我你的眼睛,謙卑的,看看這裡《樂生日記》」,於是連我也好想去走一趟… […]

  • […] The bloggers then initiated a joint action and got more 200,000 (TWD) to advertise their appeals on Appledaily news. The ad revealed information of 90% reservation, and emphasized that Hsinchuang city may also benefit from the reservation. Another joint action was also organized to make T-shirts with words “Saving Lo-sheng” on them. Benefits from selling these T-shirts will be donated to the campaign. […]

  • […] 部落客們聯合募集了超過新台幣20 萬元,用於在蘋果日報上刊登他們訴求的廣告。在廣告中呈現了90% 保留方案的資訊,並且強調新莊人也會應為保留樂生而受益。另一個行動是號召購買印有「保留樂生」的 T-Shirt,所得之收益會捐給樂生保留自救會。 […]

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