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Oslo Freedom Forum returns to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S.-based Human Rights Foundation (HRF) returned to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 18) to present the latest installment of the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF). Each year, the...

China stops Kroll senior executive from leaving mainland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior executive at the U.S. risk advisory firm Kroll has been prohibited from leaving China, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. This is the latest ca...

Taiwan hosts freedom summit at unthinkable hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2023 International Religious Freedom Summit, held last week at the Grand Hotel in Taipei, chose a historically significant venue to underscore the importance of its mi...

Uyghur rights: Clothing firms under fire over forced labor

Activist groups are demanding an investigation of a number of leading international fashion brands, accusing them of being complicit in crimes against members of the Uyghur ethnic community in China. ...

Nonprofit brings persecuted Chinese church members to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Christian non-profit China Aid Association (ChinaAid) announced on Friday (April 7) that it has brought members of the Mayflower Church, a persecuted organization in China...

EU, China relaunch human rights talks amid tensions

The European Union and China on Friday resumed talks focusing on human rights at a meeting in Brussels, two years after they stalled following rounds of tit-for-tat sanctions. Relations between bo...

Rights group: Litany of crises in 2022 but also good signs

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Widespread opposition to Russia's invasion of Ukraine demonstrates the strength of a unified response against human rights abuses, and there are signs that power is shifting ...

China Aid announces Xu Qin as winner of Lin Zhao Freedom Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Aid Association has announced Xu Qin (徐秦) as winner of the Lin Zhao Freedom Award 2022. Xu is a well-known activist who served as the secretary general of the civ...

Protesters attacked at Chinese Foxconn factory amid Covid-19 restrictions

Protests over COVID-19 restrictions by workers at Foxconn's iPhone factory in central China were met with violence by security personnel, videos circulating on Chinese social media have shown. Wo...

China: Foxconn workers take big risks to flee COVID lockdown

Over the weekend, thousands of Foxconn factory workers in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou were filmed escaping the complex, which has been locked down for weeks due to a COVID outbreak. Footage...

UMC founder says Taiwanese would 'rather die' than be ruled by CCP 'hooligans'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder of the world's second-largest contract chipmaker on Tuesday (Aug. 16) said that there is a "Cultural Revolution Virus" in China and that the Taiw...

Taiwan Cultural Ministry announces nature microfilm series ‘Formosa Forevermore’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) announced on Wednesday (Aug. 3) a series of documentaries entitled “Formosa Forevermore,” which is available for viewing on Taiwa...

Taiwan human rights activist describes Chinese prison as 'sweatshop'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At his first news conference since ending a five-year prison sentence in China, human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) described his prison in Hunan Province as a "...

Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che thanks U.S. for support throughout ordeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a response to U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price’s tweet celebrating human rights activist Lee Ming-che’s (李明哲) release and homecoming, Lee and hi...

Activists want China to free Taiwan human rights worker as jail term nears end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the end is approaching on China’s five-year prison term for Taiwanese human rights worker Lee Ming-che (李明哲), activists called Friday (March 18) on Beijing to fre...