- Posted March 19, 2014 by
Taipei City, Taiwan
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Protesters occupy Taiwan legislature
Second Night of the Occupation
Chang told us that professors from National Taiwan University and other universities in the area were encouraging their students to to go to the site. "These lecturers are encouraging their students to come here and are even moving their classes from the campus to the Legislative Yuan," he said.
Protesters continue to occupy the building, and people have started to gather outside of it at three different points. "People gather here not only to show their opinion about the trade agreement, but also to protect the people inside the chamber, preventing the police to march in and take them out," he said.
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At Jinan Rd., people from all sides have been giving speeches, professors are encouraging students to come to the occupation and giving lectures on site. Legal teams are assembled to help anybody who is arrested on the streets and in the chamber of the Legislative Yuan. Although with this amount of people, a peaceful protest still carries on without any sign of violence from the people.