China's Uighur detention camps 'stain of the century': US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a conference for religious freedom in Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out at China yesterday (July 18) over the human rights abuses it is committ...

Former Taiwan judge pushes for creation of Asian human rights court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Constitutional Court Justice Hsu Yu-hsiu (許玉秀) has invited legal scholars and professionals to Taiwan to take part in the Asian Human Rights Court Simulation (AHRCS, 模擬亞...

Chinese family seeks Taiwan visa extension to pursue U.S. asylum

Taipei, July 10 (CNA) Six members of a family from Sichuan Province, southwest China, that flew to Taiwan last week after their church was reportedly shut down by the government, has asked for an exte...

Hong Kong lawyers commemorate China's brutal 709 crackdown, call for release of detainees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Hong Kong based China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group (中國維權律師關注組) has held a “silent standing protest” decrying China’s treatment of human rights lawye...

Christian family details crackdown on church in China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Sunday service this week at an unassuming church in Taiwan was especially moving for one man. It was the first time Liao Qiang had worshipped publicly since authorities...

Taiwan should identify pro-China double agents operating in U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fount Media, an online media outlet, carried an article written by senior journalist Yang Hsien-hung (楊憲宏) criticizing a pro-China organization in the U.S. that has defend...

China uses invasive mobile app to track Uyghurs, says human rights group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Integrated Joint Operations Platform (一體化聯合作戰平台), or IJOP, is a system Chinese authorities have deployed to monitor every move of the thirteen-million Uyghurs and othe...

AP Explains: What are India's options after Kashmir attack

NEW DELHI (AP) — With India's national elections barely months away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under heavy pressure from his supporters to punish nuclear-rival Pakistan for a suicide attack on a...

#MeTooUyghur: Relatives of captive citizens demand China releases proof-of-life videos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video released by Chinese authorities “confirming” detained Uighur musician Abdurehim Heyit is still alive has prompted an unexpected social media movement, ...

Wife of Taiwanese activist jailed in China attends US State of the Union address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Jing-yu (李凈瑜), wife of jailed Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲), attended the U.S. State of the Union address on Tuesday during a week-long trip in wh...

Wife of jailed Taiwanese activist to attend Trump address

WASHINGTON (CNA) — Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), the wife of a Taiwanese democracy advocate jailed in China, has been invited to attend U.S. President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address on Tues...

Wife of imprisoned Taiwan activist to seek US government's help

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), wife of Taiwanese democracy advocate Lee Ming-che (李明哲), will visit the United States on Sunday to raise government awareness of the situation regarding her husband...

Taiwan-US 'family bond' opinion piece now available in 11 languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Opinion piece “Taiwan-US 'family bond' is Taiwan’s past and future” by the President of the Taiwan Association for China Human Rights, Yang Sen-h...

„Familiäres Band“ zwischen Taiwan und den USA ist Taiwans Vergangenheit und Zukunft

In den 40 Jahren seit der Verabschiedung des „Taiwan Relations Act“ durch den US-Kongress haben sich die Taiwan-US-Beziehungen über gewöhnliche bilaterale Beziehungen hinaus entw...

〈時事評論〉台湾・アメリカの緊密関係、歴史でありかつ未来でもある

台湾とアメリカの緊密な関係こそ、台湾の未来である。特に、「台湾関係法」が施行されて40年を経て、台湾とアメリカの関係は、すでに一般的な外交関係を超え、「特殊な国と国の関係」に入っている。一般的な外交関係は、悪化することもあるし、断絶することもある。しかし、台湾とアメリカの関係は、アメリカの国内法によって定められており、国際法が定める関係をはるかに超えて、極めて安定したシステムとなっている。 ...