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World VIDEO. Angry Taiwanese elected officials fight pork intestines in Parliament

19:30  29 november  2020
19:30  29 november  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Lawmakers in Taiwan threw pig intestines and punches at each other as a brawl broke out in parliament over a proposal to ease restrictions on pork imports from the United States. A fight broke out between lawmakers. Pig guts were thrown.

Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of Lawmakers in Taiwan threw pig intestines and punches at each other as a brawl broke out in parliament over a proposal to ease restrictions on pork imports

Des parlementaires de l’opposition ont jeté vendredi 27 novembre des abats de porc au sein de l’assemblée législative taïwanaise. © SAM YEH / AFP Opposition parliamentarians threw pork offal on Friday (November 27th) in the Taiwanese legislature.

To protest against a decision of the Taiwanese government which plans to facilitate imports of pork from the United States, opposition parliamentarians gave rise on Friday, November 27 to a spectacular scene of clashes ... pig intestines.

Photo : Capture d'écran Facebook / @Lin Chu-yin © Photo: Facebook screenshot / @Lin Chu-yin Photo: Facebook screenshot / @Lin Chu-yin

Opposition parliamentarians threw pork offal on Friday (November 27th) in of the Taiwanese legislature to protest against the government's decision to ease restrictions on imports of this meat from the United States .

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Opposition lawmakers hurled pig organs inside Taiwan 's parliament on Friday to protest the government's decision to ease restrictions on pork imports from the United States. Lawmakers from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party dumped buckets of pork organs on the debating chamber floor.

Taiwan officials throw pig guts in parliament in fist fight over pork imports. Taiwan 's rambunctious legislature frequently sees chaotic clashes between rival Taiwanese lawmakers hurl pig intestines in parliament to protest against US pork imports. Legislators from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT)

The Taiwanese parliament, renowned for frequently being the scene of chaotic clashes between elected officials on both sides of the political spectrum, experienced a new kind of scuffle on Friday.

Buckets containing pork offal

Members of the Kuomintang opposition party (KMT) spilled buckets containing pork offal on the ground before hurling intestines, hearts, livers and a whole load of pork at their opponents. 'other organs.

Fists and pig guts fly in Taiwan parliament debate on US pork https://t.co/i7fq3h0REr pic.twitter.com/lN2L9prP3M

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Legislators from the Kuomintang (KMT ) party, Taiwan's main opposition, threw pig guts and exchanged punches with other lawmakers in parliament as they tried to stop the premier taking questions, in a bitter dispute over easing US pork imports https://t.co/PXQljwzL0O pic. twitter.com/iFCtwVxaZs

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In this image made from video , Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang holds a microphone as opposition party lawmakers from the Nationalist party Taiwan 's lawmakers got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef.

A woman wields pork innards in the Taiwanese parliament during Friday’s melee.Ann Wang. In this image made from video , Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang holds a microphone as opposition Pork intestines and other organs are seen on the ground after a protest in Taiwan ’s legislative yuan.

- Reuters (@Reuters) November 27, 2020

Fists and pig guts fly in Taiwan parliament debate on US pork https://t.co/k6j8uJGlF9 pic.twitter.com/xNnHxrS5e5

- Reuters (@Reuters) November 27, 2020

The Taiwanese government recently announced its decision to allow imports of U.S. pork containing ractopamine effective January 1. This additive, which helps make meat leaner, is banned in China and the European Union.

US authorities have pointed out that pork and beef imports are one of the main obstacles to signing a trade agreement between Washington and Taipei.

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (PDP), which holds a large majority in parliament, hope that such easing will lead to the conclusion of the deal.

Opposed to importing American pork

Many Taiwanese remain opposed to these imports of American pork, and the KMT has taken up the issue after a series of electoral setbacks.

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Video : Taiwanese lawmakers hurl pig intestines in parliament to protest against the government allowing imports of US pork with feed additive. Pig guts are thrown by opposition party members during a debate in the Taiwanese parliament on potentially importing US food products.

Taiwanese lawmakers threw pig organs at their opponents during a parliamentary brawl regarding the ruling party's decision to lift a ban on U.S. pork imports. Lin led the group of lawmakers who staged the protest in Parliament . They wore T-shirts that read “oppose ractopamine- pork ,” according to the

Last weekend, KMT members joined tens of thousands of people attending an annual union rally and opposition to the importation of the meat was among the main demands.

Taiwan's powerful domestic pork industry also fears competition from the United States.

"Shedding light on the pork issue"

Before coming to power, the DPP campaigned against ractopamine and the KMT now accuses him of hypocrisy.

The ruling party maintains that this additive does not pose a threat to health and that the agreement will strengthen ties with the United States, a valuable trading partner and a strategic ally against China.

"We are sorry to throw pork offal in Parliament, but it is to highlight the pork issue," , Lin Wei-chou, an opposition parliamentarian, told reporters.

Lin Chu-yin, a DPP elected official, posted photos of the offal thrown on her Facebook account.

"The opposition party has the right to protest, but it should not waste food," , she wrote.

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