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UPDATE: New Artifacts Found in Condemned Xindian Cemetery - The News Lens International Edition

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Researchers conducting an informal audit at Xindian First Public Cemetery in Taiwan's New Taipei City have uncovered important archaeological artifacts which help build a biography of Xindian District's Qing Dynasty and Japanese period residents.

The audit occurs at a critical time for the cemetery, which is in the process of being exhumed and bulldozed to make room for a controversial urban renewal project. Protests, formal complaints to Taiwan's central government, and the possible loss of protected stones have all contributed to a temporary moratorium on demolition.


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