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2018/06/21 | If Lin
TAIWAN: Despite Spate of Grisly Murders, Crime Data Makes for Reassuring Reading
Sensational stories of murder in Taiwan have sparked fears of crumbling social order, but police data tell a different story.
2017/08/25 | Edward White
A Taiwan Witch Burning
If it is true, Lin Yu-ru's story may go a long way in explaining how her life deteriorated to the point that she decided to kill her husband. Does it also mean that one of Taiwan’s most infamous serial killers isn’t responsible for the death of her mother and mother-in-law?
2017/07/10 | Phil Robertson
OPINION: Murder of Cambodian Government Critic Still Needs Investigation
The killing of Kem Ley requires a thorough, professional and unbiased investigation that will follow the facts, wherever they lead, and hold accountable all involved no matter their position or their power, writes Phil Robertson.
UPDATE: Shooting Near Taipei - 4 Dead
The suspect attempted suicide and was pronounced dead at 11:38 this morning.
2017/05/12 | TNL Staff
Life Sentence, Not Death Penalty, for ‘Random Killing’ in Taiwan
Today's decision is significant for Taiwan where human rights groups believe defendants with mental health issues have been executed because of serious flaws in the court system.
2017/03/27 | Edward White
Why Everyone is Worried about Cambodia, Again
‘There is a widespread discontent with the government…It may be just a matter of time until the pressure cooker bursts.’
2017/01/19 | Edward White
The Legacy of Taiwan's 'Little Light Bulb'
What has Taiwan learned about its mental health system after the murder of a four-year-old last year?
2016/11/02 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Waking from a Nightmare, 16 Years on Death Row in Taiwan
'I was afraid to sleep, in case I woke up back in jail.' A man wrongly convicted of kidnap and murder, speaks about his two decades on death row in Taiwan.
2016/10/26 | Cara Giaimo
How Trees Help Solve Murders
Twigs, seeds and pollen can help heat up otherwise cold cases.
2016/10/03 | The Japan Times
OPINION: Serial Poisoning in a Japanese Hospital
Hospitals aren't always the safe places we hope they are.
2016/07/28 | The Japan Times
OP-ED: Senseless Carnage at a Japanese Care Home
Investigators should try to determine why Satoshi Uematsu came to think in such a twisted manner.
2016/07/26 | Shuhei Omi
Japan Killing Spree: Politician Warned, Lack of Security Questioned
Warning signs? Five months ago, the man who killed 19 and injured dozens more in a stabbing spree at a care center in Japan today told a politician he would attack the disabled.
2016/07/26 | Edward White
Japan Stabbing Spree Leaves 19 Dead, 20 Seriously Wounded
A stabbing spree near Tokyo that left 19 people dead overnight is considered “one of the worst single-perpetrator mass murders in postwar Japan.”
2016/07/11 | Bing-sheng Lee
Suspicions of Political Motives in Cambodian Critic’s Murder
The murder of an outspoken government critic is seen as major blow for Cambodian democracy and has raised speculation over the involvement of the ruling regime.
2016/06/22 | Sarawak Report
Malaysian Slain Banker Case Taken to U.N.
The perceived paralysis of law and order in present day Malaysia has led to a ground-breaking and potentially humiliating development, where the son of the assassinated banker Hussein Najadi has asked the United Nations to intervene and investigate the crime.