Taiwan: Court overturns former leader’s conviction

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August 25, 2011
Raleigh News & Observer    
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"A Taiwanese court has overturned the conviction of former President Chen Shui-bian on charges of embezzling state funds. The move is not expected to impact the 17-year sentence he is serving on more serious charges. In Friday's decision, the High Court modified a previous finding and acquitted Chen of embezzling $3.15 million from a special presidential fund." (08/25/11)

 

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