Taiwan | Ceremonies at the 228 Memorial mark a painful period in the island’s history that still scars its relationship with China
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 3/02/15, 03:00 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan—One by one, white-haired men and women laid long-stemmed lilies in front of the 228 memorial, bowing in reverence to relatives killed in the 228 Massacre—also known as the 228 Incident—in 1947. Wafts of classical music drifted from a commemorative concert in another section of the park, as kids chased each other in the grassy lawn.