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  • hundreds of people rallied in Taiwan's capital on Sunday.

  • They were calling for China to release 12 Hong Kong citizens arrested at sea by mainland authorities.

  • The rally is part of a global campaign to support the pro democracy movement in the financial hub Hong Kong's.

  • Today is Taiwan's tomorrow, said one protester, Shannon.

  • Taiwan will become Hong Kong if we don't step forward.

  • The 12 were arrested in August for alleged illegal entry into mainland China after setting off from Hong Kong in a boat for Taiwan.

  • Hong Kong's Security Bureau has said all 12 are suspected of committing crimes including manufacturing or possessing explosives, arson and rioting in Hong Kong.

  • Authorities added that 10 of them were on bail and not allowed to leave Hong Kong.

  • Beijing considers Taiwan its territory and has never announced the use of force to bring the island under its control.

hundreds of people rallied in Taiwan's capital on Sunday.

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Hundreds rally in Taiwan, call for release of 12 Hong Kong people arrested by China

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/25
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