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Taiwan '228 Incident'

In early 1947 Chinese nationalist troops under Chiang Kai-Shek killed 20,000 civilians in Taiwan. Local Taiwanese had been protesting about abuses by the new Kuomintang government

In early 1947 Chinese nationalist troops under Chiang Kai-Shek killed 20,000 civilians in Taiwan. Local Taiwanese had been protesting about abuses by the newly installed Kuomintang government. We hear the story of one boy who witnessed the killings.

(Photo: Activists form the numbers 228 at a Taipei square on 28 February, 2009, in memory of the thousands of islanders who were killed. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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Thu 13 Mar 2014 08:50GMT

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