Taiwan Communique emblemTaiwan Communiqué no. 30, May 1987

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  • 38 years of Martial Law
    • The longest martial law in modern history
    • The National Security Law debate continues
  • Still claiming to represent China
    • Lost the election ... but still in the Assembly
    • Guaranteed seats for mainland representatives?
    • Opinion poll: election for all seats
  • Lawyer Yao Chia-wen speaks out on lack of democracy
  • Concern about Taiwan in United States Senate
    • Resolution about democracy introduced
    • Senator Claiborne Pell discusses Taiwan's future
  • Labor rights issue heats up in Taiwan
  • Prison Report
    • Yang Chin-hai and Yen Ming-chung released
    • Current political court cases
    • Late news: Major political leaders released

  • Freedom of the press?
    • New DPP newspaper confiscated several times
    • Magazine executives charged for "spreading rumors"
    • Presbyterians protest confiscation

  • Notes
    • Seadragon submarines won't submerge
    • The "butcher of Kaohsiung" was the guest of honor

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