Truku people

DPP Allows Mining Companies To Sidestep Environmental Regulations

Outrage has broken out regarding a proposed, long controversial draft amendment to the Mining Act which would allow mining companies to sidestep environmental regulations and or measures taken to provide for indigenous rights. This is largely because of the DPP's unwillingness to confront large, powerful mining companies on the issue... Read More

Demonstration Against Asia Cement Mine On Indigenous Lands Draws 2,500

A march against Asia Cement’s mine on Truku indigenous lands in and surrounding Taroko National Park today, with over 2,500 in attendance. The march began in front of the Executive Yuan and, after marching for an hour down Zhongshan South Road, finished on Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Residence, where a number of tents and a stage for musical performances had been set up... Read More