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

, Index number: ASA 38/004/2010

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. In recognizing some of the significant steps taken by Taiwan, ADPAN is appealing to the Taiwan authorities to take a stand and follow the regional and worldwide trend towards abolition of the death penalty.

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