The Lawyers Speak Out On Taishi – ESWN

ESWN has translated brief excerpts from letters by two involved with the recall campaign (link):

The account by lawyer Tang Jingling appeared in the Taiwan weekly magazine The Journalist (April 6-12, 2006, issue #, p. 64-68). The account ends as follows:

“On October 31, I was on vacation and the department requested me to report on this case. But I needed to return home to attend the wedding of a relative and I did not attend. On November 4, I was called to . The request for us to withdraw from the case was clearer, and the requesting department this time is at a higher level. Under these circumstances, lawyer Guo Yan and myself had our contracts rescinded by our law offices on November 20 and 21 respectively. In the following days, our other clients were either forced to withdraw their appointment of us or else they abandoned their right to obtain justice through litigation. On December 27, in the cold wind and rain, I heard the that and the other detained have all been released without charges. I felt a little better.”

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