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
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.
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.