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‘An expression of democracy’ Taiwan high court upholds acquittal of ‘Sunflower movement’ activists

Taiwan’s high court on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of anti-China activists who occupied the island’s parliament in 2014, with the judge describing the protests as “an expression of democracy”. Jubilant activists praised the decision which they said was a defence of democratic freedoms at a time when Beijing is ramping up pressure on the self-ruling island. […]