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Hong Kong 'Umbrella Soldiers' Visit Taiwan to See Democracy at Work

Hundreds of residents of Hong Kong, the Chinese-ruled territory rocked by street protests demanding free elections in 2014, have flown to Taiwan for Saturday's elections to see free-wheeling democracy in action. Politicians, students and "Umbrella Soldiers" - activists who used umbrellas to fend off tear gas canisters during 79 days of street demonstrations in the former British colony - signed up for tours to meet candidates, visit polling stations and join boisterous...

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