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Six death-row inmates executed

COVENANTS BROKEN:Human rights activists vowed to file lawsuits against ministry officials over the decision to execute the convicts before their appeals had been heard

By Rich Chang and Loa Iok-sin  /  Staff reporters

Several human rights groups, including Covenants Watch, Taiwan Alliance to End the Death Penalty and the Taiwan Association for Human Rights, jointly issued a statement condemning the executions, while saying that they would pursue legal action against the ministry officials and civil servants involved in the decisionmaking process.

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