Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Legislator's Suit Against Media Threatens Freedom of Press

On October 30, 2011, THRAC issued the following statement regarding Hsieh Kuo-liang's lawsuit against Newtalk Internet News reporter Lin Chao-yi (林朝億) and Newtalk Chairman Su Tzen-ping (蘇正平). 

English Statement Oct2011 Letterhead.pdf

Chinese Oct2011 on letterhead 2.pdf

Recent statements and website updates

On October 29, the THRAC exec team held a meeting and prepared the statement "Legislator's Suit Against Media Threatens Freedom of Press" (對台灣立委控告媒體、打壓新聞自由的聲明) which was released on October 30. Full copies of the statement in both English and Mandarin can be found on the new "Recent Activities" page.

THRAC executive meeting, Oct 29, 2011.
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