This article underscores the ongoing tug of Communist China against Fee China (Taiwan). The People’s Republic of China continually claims that Nationalist China is simply a territory/province of theirs. Free China replies:
(from the linked article) Joanne Ou (歐江安) responded by making it clear that Taiwan is a “sovereign and independent country and has never been part of China.”
Ou went on to say, “The People’s Republic of China has not ruled Taiwan for a single day, and only the democratically elected government of Taiwan can represent the 23 million people of Taiwan internationally,” reported EBC News. Ou said that the country expresses “strong dissatisfied [sic] and deep regret” that Philippine government officials have wrongly claimed that Taiwan is a part of China.
The People’s Liberation Army’s Navy exists in large part to land troops on Taiwan, support the bridgehead and crush its people, importing replacements from among the politically sound cadre on the mainland.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever. – Orwell
The propaganda campaign to date is that Taiwan is a break-away province that needs to be ‘re-educated’. The full Orwell quote, cited above (from 1984) is this: “There will be no curiosity, no enjoyment of the process of life. All competing pleasures will be destroyed. But always— do not forget this, Winston— always there will be the intoxication of power, constantly increasing and constantly growing subtler. Always, at every moment, there will be the thrill of victory, the sensation of trampling on an enemy who is helpless. If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face— forever.”