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A student protester against a trade pact with China organizes paper fans with notes of support outside the legislature in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Students evacuated the legislature Thursday night after forcefully occupying it for the last three weeks in protest to a trade pact with China, challenging the president's policy of moving the democratic island economically closer to China. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Photo by: Wally Santana
A student protester against a trade pact with China organizes paper fans with notes of support outside the legislature in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Students evacuated the legislature Thursday night after forcefully occupying it for the last three weeks in protest to a trade pact with China, challenging the president's policy of moving the democratic island economically closer to China. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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