Top Taiwan court refuses to nullify election

Top Taiwan court refuses to nullify election

[JURIST] Taiwan's High Court ended seven months of debate and controversy Thursday by refusing to nullify the country's March presidential election, rejecting opposition claims of fraud and complaints about a shooting that injured President Chen Shui-bian just one day before his narrow victory. The investigations associated with the challenge placed a substantial test before one of Asia's youngest democracies, as the election was the only the third time Taiwan has directly elected its leader. AP has the more. The Taipei Times has local coverage, including information on public security concerns in Taipei City following the court's ruling.