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The United Daily, 2-26-2019: USA Country Reports on Human Rights practices at 3-13-2019 and 4-20-2018 both pointed out that Taiwan's justice ministry was insufficiently independent and conducted politically motivated investigations of politicians. The Liberty Times, head-page, The China Times, head-page, reported at 12-8-2018 that Taiwan P.M. (賴清德) stated: Taiwan has not made significant progress on judicial reform, which is roiling with public discontent... UDN 2-13-2018: the progress report of judicial reform by Taiwan's Minister of Judiciary and secretary of Ministry of Justice ― Public trust in judges is always low, the protection mechanism of lawsuit right is still not good enough. The United Daily, 2-27-2018: Taipei mayor Ko said that The United Daily, 10-23-2018: The independence of prosecutors has still been questioned ... Apple Daily, opinion, 3-14-2018 : Survey <2017台灣社會信任調查> shows that Taiwan judicial official's / law enforcement officer's public trust FTV, 7-26-2018: Public trust in judges is less than 16%.
For a long time, judicial system (prosecutors, judges) was one of "corrupt"/"extremely corrupt" institutions in Taiwan ―― commentators questioned the impartiality (e.g., Non-external intervention of the judiciary, fair trials) of Taiwan's prosecutors and judges, National Chung Cheng university's survey (head-page of the Liberty Times, 2-23-2016) found: nearly 80% Taiwanese don't believe the impartiality of Taiwan's prosecutors, and public trust on Taiwan judiciary system keeps falling down in the past 8 years. Besides, Taiwan already turned to a "privacy hell" because prosecutors (and police) ignore Taiwanese human rights and Taiwan Constitution to access Taiwanese people communication records......?! (see below) Local media Apple Daily, Liberty Times etc (11-30-2016): Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen pronounced a death penalty on Taiwan's Justice system, Tsai also criticized (5-20-2016) that Taiwanese people don't trust the justice. The deputy dean of Law School, National Cheng-Chi University, comments 5-2015) that the standard of judgments on the same matters varies from person to person all the time is the reason why Taiwanese people do not trust Taiwan's judiciary.