Taiwan demonstrators end parliament seizure but threaten more protests
Published on Apr 10, 2014 9:12 PM
TAIPEI (AFP) - Student activists on Thursday ended an unprecedented three-week occupation of Taiwan's parliament in protest at a service trade pact with China, but threatened more action unless their demands are met.
"The departure does not mean we are giving up," said student leader Lin Fei-fan, shortly before dozens of demonstrators clad in black T-shirts walked out of the building at around 6 pm (6 pm, Singapore time).
The protesters' next moves "could be more comprehensive" unless guarantees given by Taiwan's ruling China-friendly Kuomintang party are honoured, he told a press briefing.
Referring to the need closely to monitor developments, Mr Lin said: "We came here with ideals, now we leave with more burden".
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