Mainland netizens have reacted strongly to news of a recent Taiwanese protest over the death of a young military conscript, and many have praised democracy and asked why such protests are allowed in Taiwan but not on the mainland. The protest occurred on August 3 and attracted an estimated , people. Hung died on July 4, only two days before he was scheduled to be discharged.
His death allegedly came from heatstroke that was brought on after superior officers sent him into a week-long confinement for bringing a mobile phone onto the military base and then forced him to participate in strenuous exercises shortly after his release.
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Furthermore, only one sergeant was charged with involuntary manslaughter, while the others were indicted with lesser chargers and then released on bail before the August 3 protest. Skip to main content.
Taiwanese protest sparks pro-democracy comments from mainland Chinese netizens. A , person protest over a Taiwanese soldier's death impresses Chinese internet users.
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Monday, 05 August, , 2: Thursday, 12 September, , 5: More on this story. But far more readers were outraged by the law. Bob Lade says, "Ben Franklin said it best: To paraphrase "Those who would give up a little freedom to obtain a little security deserve neither. A healthy majority also disagreed with the government's fundamental arguments for supporting the CDA.
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Most had faith that technology, such as filtering software, could help them screen inappropriate content from their children. Another reader, who preferred to remain anonymous, said that in a perfect world every parent would monitor what programs their kids watched on TV and on the Net.
But he added, "It's much easier to monitor Internet viewing habits than TV viewing habits because it's automatic You don't have to worry about looking over their shoulder to make sure they're not seeing something that was designed for an older audience. Be respectful, keep it clean and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.
Don't show this again. They cannot stop the spread of information in today's world," Azmin said when met by reporters at the Selangor State Assembly lobby here. Azmin, who is also the Selangor Mentri Besar said, the state has always practiced transparency.
Selangor upholds the concept of 'openness' and we provide whatever information sought," he added. Photos Photo Gallery Photo Wall.
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