Updated: 04/10/2014 18:27 | By Agence France-Presse

Taiwan protesters end parliament occupation

Taiwanese protesters ended their occupation of parliament Thursday, three weeks after taking over the main chamber to protest against a contentious trade pact with China.


Taiwan protesters end parliament occupation

A student protester wears a headband reading: "Return the country to the people" during a protest against a trade pact with China in Taipei on April 10, 2014 - by Sam Yeh

"We came here with ideals, now we leave with more burden," student leader Lin Fei-fan said at a press briefing shortly before dozens of demonstrators clad in black T-shirts walked out of the building at around 1000 GMT.

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