HK, Taiwan lawmakers’ forum draws protest by pro-China groups

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/01/08
By: Justin Su, Yu Kai-hsiang and Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, Jan. 8 (CNA) Police in Taipei restrained three men Sunday who appeared to be trying to make

Lin Fei-fan, Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Joshua Wong (left to right)

trouble outside the venue where Hong Kong and Taiwan lawmakers were holding a forum.

The three men, who are members of the pro-unification Patriot Association (愛國同心會), shouted at police officers and refused to show their ID when asked to do so.

They were among dozens of people who gathered outside a building on Songjiang Road in Taipei, where visiting Hong Kong lawmakers and some Taiwan legislators were holding a weekend forum on civic and social movements, lawmaking and democracy.

Most of the protestors appeared to be members of groups that favor of Taiwan’s unification with China, including the Chinese Unionist Party (中華統一促進黨), according to police.    [FULL  STORY]

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