Peace and Freedom

Taipei police remove Black Island National Youth Front members protesting outside the Presidential Office Building in Taipei on Tuesday night after some protesters reportedly attempted to enter the building.Apr 02, 2015.  Photo: Wang Yi-sung, Taipei Times

SELF-DEGRADING:One activist said the government filing an application to join the AIIB through the TAO was equivalent to admitting that Taiwan was a part of China
By Loa Iok-sin  /  Staff reporter
Taipei Times

Following the government’s announcement that it had asked China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) to forward its application to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Tuesday, hundreds of people rallied outside the Presidential Office Building late into the night and into the morning yesterday to protest the move.

Holding banners and shouting slogans accusing President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) of being a traitor, a crowd of more than 30 people — mobilized by several student activist groups, including…

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