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Lawmakers pass transitional justice act

KMT UNHAPPY:KMT lawmakers said the DPP has undermined the nation’s political system by creating an agency with administrative, judicial and investigative powers

By Sean Lin  /  Staff reporter

However, DPP Legislator Wang Ding-yu (王定宇) said the act “opened a new frontier” for victims of the authoritarian era, as the government can now legally investigate data from that period, seek out and punish perpetrators of injustice as well as compensate the era’s victims and restore their dignity.

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