Taiwan names 10 military judges for wrongly sentencing 1,153 detainees to death

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A government commission in Taiwan has released a list of 10 military court judges who sentenced a combined 1,153 political detainees to death during four decades of Kuomintang authoritarian rule. This is according to local media reports on Monday. Taiwan`s Apple Daily reported that the list had been released Saturday by the Transitional Justice Commission which oversees efforts to redress human rights violations by the autocratic Kuomintang, KMT, regime under the late Chiang Kai-shek and his son Ching-kuo from August 1945 to May 1991. READ U.S. told to immediately stop Taiwan arms sales The Kuomintang fled to the island after...