Student Protesters Break Through Police Barriers
Student protesters broke though police barriers last night and occupied the square at the Ministry of Education. Students rocked the barrier back and forth as the chanted for the Minister of Education to step down. The steel and razor-wire barrier was pushed down at an angle and the protesters then laid cardboard and other materials over the razor-wire so they could clamber over it.
The protests against the Ministry of Education’s politicized, China-centric changes to the curriculum, intensified after a student leader took his own life yesterday. This morning July 31, students continue to occupy the square.
Sources: SET News, Liberty Times Net, United Daily News
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