Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall set to lose authoritarian symbols and giant statue of former KMT leader

September 9, 2021 0 Comments

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A Taiwanese government body has released plans to transform the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall – one of Taipei’s most prominent landmarks – by removing all symbols associated with the late Kuomintang party leader in what it described as a reflection on the island’s authoritarian past.The memorial, set in a 240,000 square metre-commemorative plaza in the island’s capital city, was built in 1976 in memory of Chiang who died a year earlier.Chiang led his KMT troops to Taiwan in 1949 and set up an…