The reasons why the Tai Ji Men case was started on December 19, 1996, and continued for 26 years, are hard to understand rationally. But we all understand a solution is needed now.
An appeal that gathered significant support asks the authorities in Taiwan to find a political solution for the 22-year-long case.
Verbal violence prepares administrative violence. Physical violence is never far away.
We live in tragic days, which reminds us that discrimination can easily escalate to persecution and violence.