Indigenous people are not criminals!
--Joint petition for the indigenous hunter, Talum
Talum (Mr. Kuang-Lu, Wang) is an indigenous hunter in Taiwan. Talum is his traditional name in Bunun tribe. However, he was sentenced guilty because he practiced his culture rights, hunting. Talum went hunting because his 94-years-old sick mother wanted to eat the meat from the mountain.
By Lee I-chia / Taipei Times Staff reporter
The National Nuclear Abolition Action Platform yesterday said that several of its members had been told to report to their local police for questioning over their actions during an anti-nuclear protest on Taipei’s Zhongxiao W Road in April.
By Liu Ching-yi 劉靜怡( professor in the College of Social Sciences at National Taiwan University, Board Member of Taiwan Association for Human Rigths)
Translated by Paul Cooper