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Taiwan: Comparisons of Chen and Roh

Categories: East Asia, South Korea, Taiwan (ROC), Governance, Media & Journalism, Politics

Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyung tragically commited suicide over the weekend. Some have made comparisons between Roh and former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian who is currently in detention on charges of corruption. The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato asks if both men were subject to character assassination by the judiciary and media [1].