Taiwan

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 ]