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In pictures: Taiwan protest
Taiwanese rally outside the presidential palace
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Hundreds of thousands of Taiwanese took to the streets to protest against China's new anti-secession law.
A pro-Taiwan supporter denounces China
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The law specifies that China may use military force to stop any moves by Taiwan towards independence.
A young Taiwanese supporter holds a democracy sign
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Children joined the demonstration, which was organised by the government.
Pro-Taiwan demonstrator
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The slogan on this man's headband reads "protect Taiwan".
Taiwanese protesters walkover pictures of Chinese leader Wen Jiabao
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Protesters showed disdain for the Beijing leadership by walking over their pictures.
Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian
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President Chen Shui-bian attended the rally, but did not address the crowds.

Taiwan rallies against China law
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