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A professor was giving a speech to students occupying the front door of the parliament
Riot police forcefully dragging protestors off the streets
Sunflowers represent the students' hope for a brighter future. The movement has been dubbed the “Sunflower Revolution”
A student painting the message, “When dictatorship is a fact, revolution is a right,” which was quoted from the Carnation Revolution in Portugal, 1974
Protestors, claiming a non-violent, peaceful movement
Professor Huang Kuo-Chang was having a speech
Inside the Parliament
A satellite uplink truck full of post-it notes with the students’ blaming and rebuking words, due to the media’s biased reports and smear campaigns against the students
An injured student, beaten by the police
Riot police violently assaulting a defenseless professor
Riot police waiting for orders to clear the crowd before the clash escalated
Activities inside the parliament are streamed live online for the world to see
The medical volunteers holding photos of the pioneer physicians who fought for Taiwanese democracy
The police stand guard
Protestors surrounding the Parliament
Protestors surrounding the Executive Yuan (the Cabinet office)
Anti riot police, wearing helmets and clutching shields
The sit-in in front of the Parliament, organized by students.
Protestors in the rain
Protestors inside the subway station of Kaohsiung, located in southern-western Taiwan, show their support for the students.
Unarmed students raising their hands, claiming their principle of nonviolence
Police lowered their shields and began hitting the students with batons while the students were simply holding a peaceful demonstration.
Anti riot police aiming for the students' heads and violently dragging them off the streets.
The police used high pressure water cannons to disperse the protestors
Students adhere to the principle of nonviolence.
A Buddhist monk holding an upside down national flag of Taiwan to show that democracy is in danger and the current political situation is against the country's founding principles.
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