China Taiwan Web on July 30, Taiwan “national history” since August 1, declined Mainland and Hong Kong and Macao scholars access to collections information, scholars of both sides raised the matter in an uproar. Chairman of the KMT legislative caucus today (30th), this is ridiculous, “historical data is public, open, is the way to” history of the DPP asked the KMT openly, but parts of discrimination, are not allowed to show their history, is debatable.
August 1 refused to mainland China and Hong Kong and Macao scholar access
Taiwan reports the electronic, Taiwan “national history” collection a large number of pre-1949 Republic of Chiang Kai-shek and archive, has been studying modern Chinese history on both sides must-visit places, unlimited viewing objects in the past. 28th Taiwan “Academia Historica” Bulletin “‘ Academia Historica ‘ collection archives open points”, and so on, mainland people from access to inside information. New practice criticized by outsiders “cultural independence of Taiwan”, and make things difficult for the Mainland and Hong Kong and Macao to the study of the history of the Republic of China, and discard the historical voice competition.
According to reports, the Taiwan “Academia Historica” cha 520 a curator since taking office, began to modify the library borrowing rules. According to Taiwan’s China Times reported, Cha 29th, “said Academia Historica” was previously “graze” in August, return, “Government freedom of information act” provides that archives contacts required to the principle of reciprocity.
Cha said when he took office at 520 and colleagues found inside there is no “archive law” concept. He stressed that now to be returned to the legal system, involving confidentiality, to protect historical materials shall be made by the “Academia Historica” audit decided to barge. Cha said he would like to release it hoped “the Academia Historica” and is located in Nanjing, the second historical archives of China, to establish reciprocal relationship between organs of the body.
The KMT party history: CAI authorities take democracy back
According to Taiwan, the United Daily News reported, Academia Historica director Wang Wenlong criticism of the KMT party, Tsai for the “history” file management turn back on, will hinder use. He said, “the Academia Historica,” treasures of the “Tahsi files” is the biggest ever donated by past party history, important cultural artifacts.
Former Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou publicly called for July this year, cross-strait future “shared history”, both sides have to publish the file, cannot have a closed area, and freelance writing, this is the end of “custom” one consensus.
Wang Wenlong said that in the past “history” and the party history management close, are from a users perspective, people just to check the directory can access as much as possible, “Government” archive as open as possible. “Academia Historica” management change “archives” Manager perspective, cited “the ‘ Government ‘ freedom of information act” the standard, to mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao people and Taiwan and other areas of discrimination.
Wang Wenlong believes, “archives public, can enable more people to understand the ideas and to gain their support. “He questioned, authorities pushed CAI” transfer regulations “draft” legislation “, with public powers forcing the KMT and KMT-run organization, open political archives, but for” Academia Historica “management but instead, collection management is adopting close management, democracy back, negative research.
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Taiwan the 29th United evening news published an article noting that Tsai had announced before his inauguration promises to fully open the authoritarian era archives in the “Academia Historica” for limiting scholars have broken under the provisions of the access to archives.
Article said that in the past, “archives” on the reign of records has strict rules, has been criticized by others. Include former Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Shih Ming-te, Hsu Hsin-liang, and a number of families of political victims, have sternly criticized “archives” on the standard remains in the authoritarian political archives, even to the families of the victims for access to relevant information have been rejected, absurd.
CAI before and after the Administration came to power, declared more than once in a balance between individual privacy cases full liberalization of the relevant information, and by the “law”, the development of “law”, and let the truth publicly, in order to promote reconciliation, “for black history, marked a period”. From the Authority’s claim that Choi, the DPP authorities apparently thought that the current “archives” or “‘ the Government ‘ freedom of information act” provisions no longer meet the ideas of power and “transitional justice” value, you need to modify.
The article, regardless of whether there are no political considerations aside, Director Cha referred to confidential or owned file needed by barge, but the secret or a funded defined? Has more than once caused controversy, and related laws and regulations and has no clear definition, not only with “concept” as the reason. Such regressive step of, Tsai declared not only to contradict the position of pursuing the truth, and the power authority’s responsibility to safeguard the people know, completely contrary to.
Legislative caucus: very ridiculous question
Taiwan reports the Mong Kok, Chairman of the Kuomintang legislative caucus 30th hour interviewed this morning on this issue, this practice is so absurd, go back, opposite to world trends, “historical data is public, open is the way. ”
Hung Hsiu-30th morning party “camp youth elite consensus” respondents said before the DPP “transitional justice”, asked KMT agencies to history is to be made public, providing views, access to and, if necessary, can be sealed. Why not let people know about their history instead, especially for the people of Hong Kong and Macao and the Mainland is discrimination, not to them, “this is debatable is inappropriate. ”