The annual anti-nuclear march in Taiwan, commemorating the Fukushima incident in Japan, took place yesterday, with environmental groups, Third Force parties, youth activists, and other civil society groups marching through the streets of Taipei, Taitung, and Kaohsiung
Although long associated with pro-independence groups, in the past year, we can observe attempts to use the language of referendum by other political actors, such as anti-marriage equality demonstrators or the KMT
With protests against the repeal of Article 9 in Japan, we once again find ourselves in the situation where tens of thousands of individuals gather on the streets in an Asian metropolitan area, but the situation is not reported on globally.
A comparative examination of the Taiwanese anti-nuclear movement in 2014 and the Japanese anti-nuclear movement in 2012. Can a transnational comparison shed light upon future paths for anti-nuclear activism in Asia?