119 demonstrators in Taiwan indicted over anti-China protests

February 11, 2015 5:47 AM

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119 demonstrators in Taiwan indicted over anti-China protests

BEIJING – Prosecutors in Taiwan's capital have indicted 119 people over the occupation of the legislature and cabinet offices in a protest against a proposed agreement to loosen trade restrictions with rival China.

Those indicted included leaders of the three week-long protests that broke out last March and attracted hundreds of people, many of them university students. They stand accused of mainly minor charges of trespassing, obstructing public duties and violating laws on parades and assembly, according to ...

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