Religious freedom yet rings in Taiwan: Ken Starr

Bob Fu is an American hero. Having narrowly escaped the atrocities of Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Bob served time in a Chinese prison, fled to Hong Kong, then was warmly welcomed 20 years ago as a ...

Taiwan semiconductor giant TSMC slammed for doing business with Huawei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturer, to continue its trade with Huawei has drawn critic...

Tiananmen massacre a warning for Taiwan of Beijing’s possible aggression: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989, William Stanton, former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Taiw...

Taiwan international religious forum slams organ harvesting and Uyghur repression by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum closed off Saturday (June 1) with an address by Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) and a condemnation of organ harvesting...

Global leaders attend Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum

Hsinchu (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Taiwan’s religious freedoms have come a long way, at the Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum, in Hsinchu on Thursday (May...

Chinese ambassador denies Xinjiang Muslims banned from fasting during Ramadan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rumors that China has banned Muslims from northwest China’s Xinjiang Province from fasting during Ramadan were denied in a tweet from the Chinese ambassador to Pakis...

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...

Hard-hitting DPP video supports Uyghurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) launched a five-minute video on its Facebook page Friday (April 5) featuring prominent Uyghur activists and revealing the brutality ...

US Secretary of State slams China upon release of 2019 human rights report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed China for its human rights abuses on Wednesday. The State Department representative gave an address to mark the release of W...

China says it hosts 'boarding schools' not 'concentration camps' in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities in China have said they are running “boarding schools” in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region, rather than concentration camps, as has been reported by ...

Video shows Kazakh girl cry for family held in Xinjiang, China detention camp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Taiwanese Netizens have been moved to tears by a video posted on Facebook on Sunday (March 10) showing a Kazakh girl weeping as she pleads for help to get her family released ...

Taiwan can be an example for China to improve religious freedom: US religion ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reiterating his earlier statements made last week in Hong Kong, the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Sam Brownback, once again called on to Be...

Lost In Translation: How Language Is Used to Obfuscate Taiwan’s Reality

Consume any mainstream English-language media about Taiwan, and you’ll come across an abundant lexicon of terms that sound as though they help define the Taiwan-China situation: “renegade ...

Taiwan stands with those suffering religious oppression under authoritarian regimes: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a religious conference where the continually deteriorating conditions of human rights and religious freedom in China were at the center of discussion, President Tsai In...

China ‘confirms’ Uighur musician alive following Turkey’s reproach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities released a video on Sunday ‘confirming’ Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit is still alive—something on which international expe...