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Taiwan: Dear Premier Wu, Please Stop Calling People “Idiot”

Categories: East Asia, Taiwan (ROC), Health, Human Rights, Language, Media & Journalism, Politics

Enable talks about the recent case [1][zht] of Premier Wu Den Yih [2], who was sued by pro-independence group for publicly claiming that “only idiots would support Taiwan independence“. By citing the case of U.S. President Obama [3], the blog post criticizes Taiwanese politicians, entertainers and TV series for their usual usage of insulting words without knowing that such language choice has seriously harmed people who are mentally or physically challenged and created wrong stigma.