Roads to close for same-sex marriage rallies in Taipei: Police

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/22
By: Chu Tse-wei and Ko Lin

Taipei, Dec. 22 (CNA) Roads around the Legislative Yuan will be closed from midnight on December 26,

(CNA file photo)

with supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage set to hold competing rallies in the streets around the legislative building that day, while a committee review bills to legalize same-sex marriage, the Zhongzheng First Precinct of the Taipei City Police Department said on Thursday.

Police said the roads that will be closed on Monday midnight include Jinan Rd. Sec. 1 (between Zhongshan and Linshen South Rd), Zhenjiang Street (from Jinan Rd. Sec. 1 to Qingdao West Rd), Zhongshan South Rd. (from Jinan Rd. to Zhongxiao East Rd.) and a section of Qingdao West Rd. (Zhenjiang St. to Zhongshan South. Rd).

The police are advising those who work in the area around the legislative building to commute to work using public transport on Monday instead of driving.    [SOURCE]

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