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International Standards, Mental Health and the Death Penalty in Taiwan

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  • 4 Oct 2016

Working with the British Office Taipei, we are co-ordinating a delegation to visit Taiwan between 4-8 October 2016. The delegation, consisting of former Director of Public Prosecutions Sir Keir Starmer QC MP, forensic psychiatrist Dr Richard Latham, and co-executive Director Saul Lehrfreund, will meet with the President,  Ministry of Justice, legislators and other key policy-makers.

In collaboration with the Taiwan Alliance to End the Death Penalty, a series of lectures and workshops will be held at the Judicial Yuan, Academy for the Judiciary, Judges Academy, Taizhong Bar Association and Soochow University Law Department. The lectures will focus on international standards and the death penalty, and forensic psychiatry/mental health as it relates to serious crimes.

Related media articles

Interview with Sir Keir Starmer MP,   BBC Radio 5 Live, 1 Nov 2016

A fight to the death penalty: stopping the death penalty in Taiwan“, The Guardian, 3 October 2016

Time to abolish the death penalty“, Taipei Times, 5 October 2016

UK Experts in Taipei to Convince Taiwan to Drop Death Penalty“, The News Lens, 5 October 2016

UK group seeks to sway opinions on death penalty“, Taipei Times, 7 October 2016

還在討論是否廢死?英人權專家:台灣應討論如何廢死、何時廢死-廢死“, 風傳媒, 8 October 2016

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