Born, raised, and educated in Taiwan. I write about current Taiwan issues and events as well as the Taiwanese blogosphere.
Latest posts by I-fan Lin
8 October 2014
At least 34 activists in China had been arrested. Some in mainland China hope a win for democracy in Hong Kong will mean democratic development at home.
29 September 2014
More than a thousand people gathered in the Freedom Square in Taiwan to express their solidarity with Hong Kong protesters.
12 May 2014
As police razed tents and shot water cannons at people protesting the island's fourth nuclear power plant, there were children among them.
5 May 2014
Police set up numerous chevaux de frise around government buildings to prevent anti-nuclear protesters from gathering. In response, Taiwanese have created what some have dubbed a contemporary street art exhibition.
20 April 2014
Members set up a number of websites dedicated to the protest against a trade deal with China, whose passage without a clause-by-clause review sparked the occupation of the legislature.
17 April 2014
"Children should bow to their parents, students should pay respect to their teachers, and people should obey the government. As a result, the students' resistance must be wrong."
11 April 2014
5 April 2014
Members of the #CongressOccupied movement called President Ma's plan for a trade agreement monitoring system "empty, insincere and deceptive".
4 April 2014
1 April 2014
31 March 2014
Protesters demanded that the Taiwanese government withdraw from a controversial trade agreement with China.
30 March 2014
25 March 2014
Some have blackened their profile photos on Facebook and Twitter in protest of the heavy-handed police response to a demonstration at government headquarters.
24 March 2014
Since protests in Taiwan began March 18 against a trade deal with China, many Hongkongers have sent many messages of encouragement and of warning to the Taiwanese.
22 March 2014
21 March 2014
20 March 2014
In reaction to the ruling party's autocratic move to pass a trade agreement with China, thousands of protesters are occupying Taiwan's legislature.
19 March 2014
Angry protesters surrounded the Legislation Yuan and some stormed the floor demanding a proper review of the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement signed with China.