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Taiwan environmentalists clash with police over old camphor tree

Categories: East Asia, Taiwan (ROC), Development, Environment, Protest

David reported [1] that a Green Party candidate, Calvin Wen (溫炳原), spent 26 hours in a camphor tree on the site of the Old Songshan Tobacco Factory (松山菸廠) in Taipei to protest and prevent its removal because of a new sports stadium. His photos reporting the Green Party protest [2] are at flickr.