Flat Earth: Toying with guilt
Sunday 22 May 1994
With so much attention on the export of prison-made products from mainland China, the Taiwanese government panics. A news conference is called at Taichung prison and reporters allowed to meet Liu.
Does he really object to the use of prison labour for state profit?
'Oh, no,' says Mr Liu, eyes widening. No, his objection was simply to the export of the products.' There is a big domestic market for these products, so why are they exporting them to foreign countries?' Rarely in the history of news conferences can the threat of an extra-judicial bashing for the wrong answer have hung so heavily over the proceedings.
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