Taiwanese bird group blames political pressure from Beijing for ejection from global network

//Taiwanese bird group blames political pressure from Beijing for ejection from global network

Taiwanese bird group blames political pressure from Beijing for ejection from global network

A Taiwanese bird protection group says it has been kicked out of BirdLife International – a global conservation partnership – after refusing to sign a statement saying it would never advocate for the island’s independence from China.The incident is the latest illustration of how businesses, charities and other organisations in Taiwan find themselves frozen out of international bodies because of pressure by Beijing.The Taipei-based Chinese Wild Bird Federation (CWBF) said BirdLife International…

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