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[外媒翻譯] Taiwan ex-president Chen Shui-bian granted parole

Taiwan ex-president Chen Shui-bian granted parole
「台灣」前總統 陳水扁保外就醫

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Chen Shui-bian arriving at Taiwan's high court in 2011

Chen Shui-bian arriving at Taiwan’s high court in 2011
陳水扁在2011年時抵達台灣高等法院。
Chen Shui-bian was convicted shortly after leaving the presidency in 2008
陳水扁在2008年卸任總統職位後便被收押

Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian is to be released from prison after being granted one month of medical parole, officials say.
官方表示,前台灣總統陳水扁假釋保外就醫一個月。

Taiwan’s justice ministry said it had granted Chen parole due to various ailments including brain degeneration.
台灣法務部表示阿扁是因為多種疾病以及腦力退化等原因。

Chen, president from 2000-2008, was six years into a 20-year sentence for money laundering and accepting bribes.
阿扁曾擔任2000~2008年的總統,後來因為貪污收賄被判了20年的有期徒刑,目前服刑六年。

The justice ministry said it would decide whether to extend his parole at the end of each month.
法務部表示會在每個月月底評斷是否繼續假釋。

Hunger strike
絕食抗議
The BBC’s Cindy Sui reports from Taipei that as president, Chen angered China by pushing for Taiwan’s formal independence.
BBC的新聞記者 Cindy Sui在台北報導:阿扁因為台獨的傾向而惹的中國不開心。

He has accused the current government of political persecution in order to appease Beijing, as it pursues closer ties with China.
而阿扁卻被現在的傾中的政府所迫害。

Chen, a former lawyer, was put on trial shortly after stepping down from his second four-year term in 2008.
阿扁,前律師,在2008年卸任第二任元首時,很快地就被進入司法審判。

He has been suffering from a series of medical conditions, including depression and Parkinson’s disease, and has for some time been asking to be released on medical grounds. Authorities said that last year he attempted suicide.
至今產生多種健康問題,包含憂鬱症、帕金森氏症。甚至傳出去年他想自殺。

Chen’s former vice-president, Annette Lu, has been on hunger strike in an effort to draw attention to his situation.
陳前總統的副手,呂秀蓮,為了阿扁而絕食抗議

She was admitted to hospital on New Year’s Day suffering from symptoms related to her fast.
她後來因為體力不支,在過年期間被送進醫院。

Chen’s expected release was delayed last week after a courier carrying documents relating to his case got stuck in traffic.
阿扁之所以延期釋放是因為公文在路上塞車。

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