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Former vice president goes on hunger strike

Former vice president goes on hunger strike

Taipei, Dec. 28 (CNA) Former Vice President Annette Lu began a hunger strike Sunday against the continued imprisonment of former President Chen Shui-bian, who is serving a 20-year prison sentence for corruption. Lu said at the 228 Peace Memorial Park in downtown Taipei that she will fast until the ailing Chen is released from prison. Lu was Chen's running mate in the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections, which they won on the Democratic Progressive Party ticket. (By Sophia Yeh and S.C. Chang)


Updated : 2021-01-19 19:35 GMT+08:00