Protesters splash paint on gate of President Ma’s residence

Want China Times
Date: 2015-03-28
By: CNA

A group of demonstrators splashed paint on a gate of Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou’s official

Police cleaning up the gate of President's official residence, March 27. (Photo/Kuo Chi-chuan)

Police cleaning up the gate of President’s official residence, March 27. (Photo/Kuo Chi-chuan)

residence late Friday to protest against China’s plan to launch a new commercial flight path close to Taiwan.

The incident occurred as 12 protesters gathered outside the residence on Friday night. All 12 protesters were immediately arrested by police.

They were from the pro-independence Taiwan Solidarity Union and had originally planned to attack the Executive Yuan or Presidential Office that night. Their attempts, however, were unsuccessful because the police had obtained related information in advance and heightened their alert.     [FULL  STORY]

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