Taiwan Reacts to Former President Ma’s Indicment

DPP spokesperson says Ma and Huang have ‘seriously damaged’ Taiwan’s democracy, and Ma’s indictment proves he interfered in legal procedures.

The News Lens
Date: 2017/03/142
By: TNL Staff

Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) was today indicted for leaking

Photo Credit: Reuters/達志影像

classified information.

The Taipei District Public Prosecutor’s Office after a six-month investigation has charged Ma with violations of the Communication Security and Surveillance Act and the Personal Information Protection Act related to a wiretapping case in 2013.
Ma maintains his innocence.

The case will be heard at the Taipei District Court and a decision is expected by March 28. The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years each.

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