10 Dec 2008

[Radio Taiwan International] Looks as if Mr. Ma tries to work on his damaged image in the world

Ma urges legislature to ratify human rights treaties

President Ma Ying-jeou attended the Asian Human Rights Awards on Wednesday, World Human Rights Day. Speaking at the ceremony, he urged the Legislature to sign off on international human rights agreements Taiwan first signed in the sixties. (more)

President supports changes to detention act

President Ma Ying-jeou said Wednesday that he supports better treatment for criminal suspects awaiting trial. Currently, those held in detention prior to their trials are treated no differently to those convicted of crimes. (more)

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