Taiwan

Open Letter on the Establishment of a Paris Principles-Compliant National Human Rights Commission in Taiwan
29 March 2018 6:26 pm

29 March 2018 Presidential Office Human Rights Consultative Committee (POHRCC) No. 122, Section 1, Chongqing South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City 10048 Republic of China (Taiwan) Open Letter on the Establishment of a Paris Principles-Compliant National Human Rights Commission in Taiwan The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), together with its 36 member [ Read more ]

ANNI Mission to Evaluate the Process of Establishing a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) in Taiwan
6 July 2017 5:48 pm

A task force will assess the on-going process of establishing a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) in Taipei, Taiwan from 24-28 July 2017. Under the auspices of the Asian NGOs Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), FORUM-ASIA and the Asia Pacific Forum of NHRIs (APF), the task force, led by Rosslyn Noonan, will contribute [ Read more ]

‘Democracy and Human Rights will Weaken if No One Keeps Fighting for Them’ – Interview with E-Ling Chiu, Secretary General of the Taiwan Association for Human Rights (TAHR)
4 April 2017 7:00 pm

For this month’s e-newsletter, FORUM-ASIA talked to E-ling Chiu. E-Ling Chiu is currently the Secretary General of the Taiwan Association for Human Rights (TAHR), a member of FORUM-ASIA. She is also Executive Board Member of the Covenants Watch, Taiwan, and Executive Board Member of the Taiwan Alliance to End Death Penalty. Previously she was Executive [ Read more ]

TAIWAN – 40 in death row: Government rejects the appeal for retrials
15 June 2010 3:15 am

The Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) regrets the decision made on 28 May by the Justices of the Taiwan Constitutional Court (of Judicial Yuan) to reject a petition made on behalf of 44 death row inmates. This petition filed by the Taiwan Alliance to End the Death Penalty (TAEDP) to the Constitutional Court aimed to [ Read more ]