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James Lin quoted in media on recent shooting in California Taiwan-American church

July 7, 2022

James Lin, assistant professor of Taiwan Studies and a historian of Taiwan, is quoted in the media below about the May 15 attack on a Taiwanese-American church in southern California in which one person was killed and five injured by suspected gunman David Chou, who was born in martial-law era Taiwan but identified as Chinese:

LAist (KPCC public radio station): “Why The Church Shooting Was A Wake-Up Call For Younger Taiwanese Americans To Reflect On Their History” (June 21, 2022)

Associated Press: “Explainer: What’s behind difficult Taiwan-China relations?” (May 18, 2022)

Al Jazeera: “Taiwan stunned after deadly shooting at Taiwanese-American church” (May 18, 2022)