death penalty

Open Letter to the Government of Taiwan on the resumption of executionsunder the death penalty

根據日前新聞報導,台灣政府即將於國慶日後執行另一批死刑,雖然法務部長否認,但新聞報導的來源來自於法務部高層,且法務部長也不否認台灣會繼續執行死刑。

總部位於巴黎的國際人權聯盟(FIDH)及總部位於泰國曼谷的亞洲人權與發展論壇(Forum-Aisa)得知此新聞後,立即與其會員組織台灣人權促進會(TAHR)共同發出公開信給馬英九總統。(...閱讀信件全文中文翻譯)

Open Letter to the Government of Taiwan on the resumption of executions under the death penalty (click the link here to see the full-text document)

[Joint Statement] Concerning China’s judicial injustice ; Protestingthe numbness of Taiwan government

Joint Statement by
Amnesty International Taiwan, Cross-Strait Agreement Watch Alliance, Taiwan Alliance to End Death Penalty and Taiwan Association for Human Rights

On June 23, 2011, Amnesty International (AI) launched an urgent action to prevent the execution of two men – one of them a Taiwanese citizen, Lien Sung-ching – who are currently facing a death sentence in mainland China. With specific regard to the case, AI particularly pointed out the significant flaws in the judicial process and the controversial methods used to authenticate evidence

ADPAN welcomes “not guilty” verdict in “Hsichih Trio” case

Taiwan – ADPAN welcomes “not guilty” verdict in “Hsichih Trio” case

ADPAN, the Asia-Pacific network which campaigns for the abolition of the death penalty welcomes the important decision to acquit the “Hsichih Trio”. The Taiwan High Court found Su Chien-ho, Liu Bing-lang and Chuang Lin-hsun not guilty on 12 November.

‘Hsichih Trio’ found not guilty again

By Vincent Y. Chao / Staff reporter Sat, Nov 13, 2010 -Taipei Times Page 1

After 19 years, three men accused of brutally murdering a married couple had their names cleared once again yesterday and walked free after a retrial found them not guilty in light of a new forensic report.

The latest verdict was reached yesterday morning by the Taiwan High Court and immediately left a family member of the two victims expressing frustration, requesting that prosecutors launch a Supreme Court appeal.

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