Lin Fei-fan

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Lin Fei-fan
林飛帆
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Born (1988-05-19) 19 May 1988 (age 30)
NationalityRepublic of China
Alma materNational Cheng Kung University
Known forThe Sunflower Student Movement
Political partyNonpartisan

Lin Fei-fan (Chinese: 林飛帆; pinyin: Lín Fēifān; born 19 May 1988) is a Taiwanese activist who led the Sunflower Student Movement in 2014, against the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement.

Biography[edit]

Lin was born on 19 May 1988 in Tainan, Taiwan. He graduated from the Department of Political Science at National Cheng Kung University, and is a postgraduate sophomore at the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University (NTU) in 2014.[1]

Court proceedings against 21 protesters began in June 2016. First to be charged with various offenses included Chen Wei-ting, Huang Kuo-chang, and Lin Fei-fan.[2] In a March 2017 Taipei District Court decision, Chen, Huang and Lin were acquitted of incitement charges.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Lin married Lin Ya-Ping in June 2017.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Who is Lin Fei-fan/林飛帆? A brief bio of the student leader behind Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
  2. ^ Pan, Jason (15 June 2016). "Sunflower leaders to face justice system 'head-on'". Taipei Times. p. 1. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  3. ^ Hou, Elaine; Wang, Yang-yu; Liu, Shih-yi (31 March 2017). "Sunflower movement leaders acquitted over legislature occupation". Central News Agency. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  4. ^ Chen, Kuan-pei; Tang, Shih-ming (12 June 2017). "CUPP protesters, police show up for Sunflower wedding". Taipei Times. Retrieved 12 June 2017.