Taiwan police break-up trade deal protest

Riot police clear hundreds of students occupying government buildings in Taipei in protest against agreement with China.

    Taiwanese riot police have moved to clear hundreds of students occupying government buildings in a protest against a trade deal with China.

    Fifty-eight people have been arrested, and many more have been injured.

    Activists say the agreement with China would damage the economy.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Taipei.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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