KMT Youth League Trashes Independence Camp
Four members of the KMT Youth League were arrested today after a group of around 10 vandalized a camp set up by a group of Taiwan independence advocates camped outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei City this evening.
At around 5:20pm, the group of Chinese Nationalists entered the tents and tore banners, splashed red paint, turned over tables and chairs, and threw pamphlets and materials around. The group filmed the action and broadcast video live to the ROC Blue Power Facebook group.
The group claimed that calling for an independence referendum was against the constitution of the ROC and was therefore illegal. Some media outlets suggested that the action was a retaliation against the vandalism of Chiang Kai Shek’s tomb on February 28.
Four people were arrested on charges relating to the Social Order Maintenance Act.
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