Taiwan activist's wife vows to keep fighting for his release

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The wife of a Taiwanese human rights activist jailed in China vowed Wednesday to keep fighting for his release after Beijing allowed her to visit him in prison. Lee Ming...

China allows wife of Taiwan activist to visit him in prison

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Taiwanese human rights group says the wife of a jailed pro-democracy activist will visit him in prison in China this week. The Taiwan Association for Human Ri...

Lee Ching-yu permitted to leave Taiwan to visit imprisoned husband in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), the wife of NGO worker Lee Ming-che (李明哲), was granted a one-time Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents (台灣人民來往大陸通行證) last week and departs for C...

Wife of jailed Taiwanese rights activist to visit him in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wife of jailed Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) has received the necessary travel documents from China to travel there on March 26 and visit him, rep...

Taiwan's MAC urges China to release Lee Ming-che, one year after his arrest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Monday marked one year since pro-democracy activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) was arrested by the Chinese authorities, with Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) urging B...

Wife of jailed Taiwan rights activist prevented from flying to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wife of Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) was prevented from boarding a flight to China Tuesday to go and visit him at his prison in the province of H...

Campaign launched to send postcards to Lee Ming-che

Taipei, Dec. 25 -- The "Lee Ming-che (李明哲) rescue team," an alliance established by non-governmental organizations in Taiwan, launched a campaign Monday to send well-wishing postcards to the...

Taiwan Presidential Office says Lee Ming-che verdict inadmissible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Presidential Office said in a statement shortly after the Chinese court had reached a final verdict against Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明...

Breaking News: Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che sentenced to 5 years in jail in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) was sentenced to five years in prison and deprivation of political rights for two years today (Nov. 28) by a Chinese court fo...

Taiwanese human rights activist to be sentenced at Chinese court Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After being detained by the Chinese authorities for over eight months, Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) will be given a sentence for the charge of &ldquo...

Yellow ribbons await Taiwanese rights activist locked up in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the 233rd day of Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che’s (李明哲) detention in China for alleged subversive activities, his supporters in Taiwan on Tuesday ti...

Wife of Taiwanese activist detained in China asks for visit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The wife of a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist put on trial in China for subverting state power is asking for a visit with her husband as relations between Beijing and Taipei rem...

Lee Ming-che sham trial highlights international indifference to China’s human rights abuses

As the eyes of the world have been turned to natural disasters in the USA the Caribbean, and the Indian subcontinent, a pending typhoon in the Pacific, and a man-made tragedy in Myanmar, it should per...

Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che pleads guilty in China trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Lee Ming-che (李明哲), the Taiwanese human rights activist who has been held by China for alleged subversive activities since March 19 pleaded guilty of subversion today. At th...

Wife of rights activist detained by China asks Taiwan public for forgiveness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wife of human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) asked the public in Taiwan to forgive her husband if he admitted guilt when his trial on charges of subversive activit...