Newspaper article China Post

Anti-Nuclear Protest to Block Bo-AI Special District

Newspaper article China Post

Anti-Nuclear Protest to Block Bo-AI Special District

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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A 5-kilometer line will be formed to surround the Bo-ai Special District, symbolizing that the Office of the President is in the danger zone of a potential nuclear power incident, according to the organizer of an anti-nuclear protest.

The organizer said that there will be over a hundred civil organizations joining the anti-nuclear protests to take place nationwide Saturday afternoon.

According to the protest organizer, at least 50,000 people will take to the streets to show their collective support for ending nuclear power.

The organizer said that the number of people registering to participate in the protest was more than the number they expected.

Green Citizens' Action Alliance (GCAA) said that in North Taiwan, there will be 309 volunteers and protest participants will surround the Bo-ai Special District with a 5-kilometer red warning line called "stop dangerous nuclear power."

"The line is to symbolize the fact that the Office of the President is actually included in the area that will be affected by a potential nuclear power incident," said the GCAA. …

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