Saturday, November 15, 2008

Chen Shui-bian - Hunger Strike Versus Fasting

Chen Shui-bian is actually on fasting and not hunger strike as reported.

According to the public opinion in Taiwan, whilst being remanded, Chen Shui-bian's strike is at best only a fasting since he has no political ideology to protest against the present government. His detention on remand is purely on corruption charges. As such, the whole arrest is too far-fetched to be captioned a political persecution.

Chen Shui-bian is renowned for putting up political gimmicks to win public sympathy!

Consequent to Chen Shui-bian's arrest, his son Chen Chih-Chung and daughter-in-law Huang Jui-ching were summoned in by the prosecutors for questioning in connection with the graft case.

It seems that the prosecutors are adamant to go down to the roots with a view to nail Chen Shui-bian on the wall.

Taiwan's prosecution efficiency on graft charges is what Malaysia has to emulate!

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