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Further information on EXTRA 30/93 (ASA 38/03/93, 17 March ...
29 March 1993

Former gang member Liu Huan-jong was executed on 23 March 1993. After his execution his heart and corneas were removed, following his reported ...

Urgent Action       ASA 38/004/1993

EXTRA 30/93 - Taiwan (Republic of China): death penalty: Liu ...
17 March 1993

The Justice Ministry has denied a request by the lawyer of Liu Huan-jong, sentenced to death for murder in 1992, to present a new special appeal. AI ...

Urgent Action       ASA 38/003/1993

Medical letter writing action: Taiwan: Introduction of execution ...
15 December 1992

The China Post of 20 October 1992 reported that the legislature of Taiwan had passed an amendment to the law regulating executions to permit execution ...

Report       ASA 38/007/1992

Further information on medical letter-writing action (see ASA ...
14 December 1992

This paper updates AI's concerns about the harvesting of organs from executed prisoners for use in organ transplants and the possible role of members ...

Report       ASA 38/006/1992

Further information on medical letter writing action (ASA 38/11 ...
16 July 1992

AI has for some time been concerned about the removal of organs from prisoners executed in Taiwan for use in transplants. The first such case occurred ...

Report       ASA 38/005/1992

Taiwan: Amendment of Article 100 of the Criminal Code
31 March 1992

On 2 March 1991 a cabinet committee announced that Article 100 of the Criminal Code, which provides for imprisonment of people convicted of anti- ...

Report       ASA 38/003/1992

Medical letter writing action: Taiwan: Executions and organ ...
20 March 1992

Amnesty International is concerned by the continued use of executed prisoners as a source of organs for transplantation in Taiwan. Legislation was introduced ...

Report       ASA 38/004/1992

Writers and journalists action 1992
1 November 1991

This paper contains seven appeal cases for writers and journalists who have been threatened, imprisoned or even killed because of their professional ...

Report       ACT 78/001/1991

Accion de escritores y periodistas de 1992 (9112s)
1 November 1991

Accion de escritores y periodistas de 1992 (9112s)

Report       ACT 78/001/1991

Taiwan: Arguments for the abolition of the death penalty
31 July 1991

Executions remain at a high level in Taiwan: in 1990 a record 78 people were executed, compared to 69 in 1989. The Government of Taiwan justifies ...

Report       ASA 38/017/1991