Lawyers for Kosovo suspects: Trial can't start before 2022

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Defense lawyers for former leaders of Kosovo guerrillas, including ex-president Hashim Thaci, said Wednesday that their trial on charges of war crimes and crimes against ...

Ex-Kosovo leader Thaci denies charges at Hague-based court

BRUSSELS (AP) — Hashim Thaci, who resigned as Kosovo’s president to face war crimes and other charges including murder, torture and persecution, said Monday he denied all of the allegations he faces a...

Ex-Kosovo president Hashim Thaci to appear in court Monday

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Hashim Thaci, who resigned as Kosovo's president to face charges including murder, torture and persecution, will make his first courtroom appearance before a judge at a s...

Case dismissed against US author alleging Taipei mayor complicit in organ harvesting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — No charges will be filed against Ethan Gutmann, American author of a book about China's organ harvesting and dissidents, or the publisher Brian Wu (吳祥輝), after they we...

Exiled Uyghurs submit evidence related to China's internment camps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The East Turkistan Government in Exile (ETGE) and the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement (ETNAM) handed in evidence to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in or...

Wuhan virus finally alters global perceptions of the PRC: William Stanton

Twenty-nine years ago, on April 18, 1991, I delivered an informal talk at the Hoover Institution about the People's Republic of China (PRC), which I recently found among my papers. What surprised ...

Organ harvesting charges against Taipei mayor dismissed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) will not be prosecuted for being involved in the China organ harvesting trade, Taipei District Prosecutors Office determined on Friday (March ...

Uighur whistleblower: China is 'arresting people without any reason'

It was easy to overlook the narrow, nondescript staircase leading to a brightly-lit basement mosque in Istanbul's busy Sultan Murat neighborhood. Below, a small girl ran around among the white ...

Saudis allegedly buy 'Halal organs' from 'slaughtered' Xinjiang Muslims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (Jan. 19), a Chinese woman claimed to have personally witnessed the harvesting of live organs from unwilling Xinjiang Muslim donors who were "slaughtered on...

Review: 'The Laundromat' is a messy and derivative flick

Hollywood often has a fraught time trying to depict Wall Street venality. It's understandable: Complex financial securities don't easily translate to film. Sometimes it's done well, ...

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 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...

Calls for Taiwan independence surface on Reddit ahead of feared Tencent censorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that Tencent has made a massive US$150 million investment in the social media site Reddit, many of its users have been hastily posting support for Taiwan's...

Letter to the Editor: Mayor Ko campaign for re-election in the shadow of medical scandal

Foul smells leak from the Taipei mayoral election due on November 24 this year. Dr. Ko Wen-Je, campaigning for his re-election, is caught up in the scandal of organ transplanting in China. As what Mr....

'Slaughter' author says Chinese used Taipei Mayor Ko's tech to transplant Falun Gong prisoners' organs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ethan Gutmann, author of the book "The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem," at a press conference to...