EU praises Taiwan's human rights agenda but urges abolition of death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the European Union (EU) held a meeting about human rights Thursday in Taipei, during which the EU officials reiterated the union’s concern over the practi...

Amnesty International report lauds Taiwan's same-sex marriage ruling, criticizes death row case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In Amnesty International's annual report on human rights, the organization praised Taiwan's steps taken to legalize same-sex marriage, however it critici...

Human rights committee asks for probe into amendment of labor law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eight members from the Presidential Office Human Rights Consultative Committee submitted an article to a Taiwanese newspaper on Saturday, asking Taiwan’s Contro...

Taiwan advised to decriminalize adultery

  TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is one of the few countries in the world that still criminalizes adultery. South Korea decriminalized adultery in 2015, leaving Taiwan and the Philippines the o...

Taiwan prison overcrowding called into question by intl. human rights experts

Taipei (Taiwan News) - A five-day review meeting of the ROC's Second Report under the ICCPR and ICESCR was held in Taipei this week. In the review, experts address the issue of prison overcrowding...