Security bureau keeping track of 8 Taiwanese suspected of links to IS

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/03/09
By: Lu Hsin-hui and Elaine Hou

Taipei, March 9 (CNA) Eight Taiwanese are being monitored on suspicion of affiliation to

NSB Director-General Peng Sheng-chu (彭勝竹, right)

the militant group Islamic State (IS), the National Security Bureau (NSB) said Thursday.

In a legislative hearing, Huang Yu-shun (黃裕順), a section chief in the bureau, said the eight people were mentally unstable and the bureau was keeping close track of them.

In a previous report to the legislative Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee, the bureau had said eight Taiwanese had been identified as possible IS sympathizers.

During Thursday’s session, Huang was asked by Democratic Progressive Party lawmaker Tsai Shih-ying (蔡適應) for an update on the situation.    [FULL  STORY]

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