Date: Nov 03, 2016
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
Lawyers and members of civic societies and yesterday filed a case at the Taipei District Prosecutors’
Office against former president Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), demanding that the judiciary act immediately to restrict Ma from leaving the nation.
Taiwan Forever Association attorney Huang Di-ying (黃帝穎) cited ongoing legal cases against Ma as reasons for prohibiting him from traveling abroad, including allegations that Ma was involved in the 2013 leaking of judicial investigation information by then-prosecutor-general Huang Shih-ming (黃世銘), allegations that he colluded with Farglory Land Development Co so the firm could make illegal profits over the Taipei Dome project, and allegations of corruption over the increase of Ma’s personal assets and properties during his presidential terms.
Lawyers and members of Taiwan North Society, Taiwan Association of University Professors (TAUP) and Taiwan Society Hakka were also present at the event. [FULL STORY]