Thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took part in a rally in Taipei on Saturday calling for a referendum on a split from mainland China. Photo: EPA-EFE Thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took part in a rally in Taipei on Saturday calling for a referendum on a split from mainland China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took part in a rally in Taipei on Saturday calling for a referendum on a split from mainland China. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan independence protesters take to the street in Taipei

  • Rally urges island’s government to allow referendum on formal split from mainland China
  • Organisers say 120,000 people joined protest; police say 5,000

Topic |   Taiwan
Thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took part in a rally in Taipei on Saturday calling for a referendum on a split from mainland China. Photo: EPA-EFE Thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took part in a rally in Taipei on Saturday calling for a referendum on a split from mainland China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took part in a rally in Taipei on Saturday calling for a referendum on a split from mainland China. Photo: EPA-EFE
READ FULL ARTICLE