An injured man lies on the ground after clashes between pro-independence and pro-unification groups during the 70th anniversary of the 228 incident at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: AFP An injured man lies on the ground after clashes between pro-independence and pro-unification groups during the 70th anniversary of the 228 incident at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
An injured man lies on the ground after clashes between pro-independence and pro-unification groups during the 70th anniversary of the 228 incident at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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An injured man lies on the ground after clashes between pro-independence and pro-unification groups during the 70th anniversary of the 228 incident at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: AFP An injured man lies on the ground after clashes between pro-independence and pro-unification groups during the 70th anniversary of the 228 incident at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
An injured man lies on the ground after clashes between pro-independence and pro-unification groups during the 70th anniversary of the 228 incident at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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