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Pro-Taiwan independent activists

Title: Pro-Taiwan independent activists
Artist: Yeh, Sam
Created: 25 October 2008
Media: photograph
Source: Getty Images

As part of the 'quJianghua' (De-Chiang Kai-shek-ification) campaign that reached a peak in Taiwan in 2008, standard official portraits of Chiang were often defaced by those in Taiwan who sought to have Chiang's name and legacy removed from the island. 

Further Reading:

Jeremy E. Taylor, 'Qujianghua: Disposing of and Re-appraising the Remnants of Chiang Kai-shek's reign on Taiwan', Journal of Contemporary History 45.1 (2010.1): 181-196.