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Why Afghan asylum-seekers are protesting in India

Many Afghan migrants and asylum-seekers, especially single mothers and their children, have been camping outside the office of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in New Delhi for ...

Taiwan pledges to provide aid within its capacity to Afghans fleeing Taliban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (Aug. 25) said that Taiwan will provide assistance to Afghan refugees within its capacity and based on the situation in...

Lawyers give EU agency notice over Greece migrant pushbacks

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Human rights lawyers have called on Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, to immediately stop its activities in the Aegean Sea and formally accused the agency of...

EU warns Hungary to change migrant policy as Frontex departs

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top migration official on Thursday urged Hungary to change its approach to asylum policy and respect the rights of migrants after the bloc’s border agency, Frontex...

EU lashes Bosnia for failing to properly care for migrants

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top migration official on Tuesday criticized Bosnian authorities for failing to properly care for hundreds of migrants living in sub-zero temperatures on its terri...

Number of Hongkongers seeking residency in Taiwan reaches record high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hongkongers applying for residency in Taiwan this year has reached a record high, amounting to an exodus from the Beijing-controlled territory. From Janua...

Human rights panel in Taiwan highlights nation's immigration issues

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) — The Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan (HRNTT) relaunched its monthly panel on Wednesday (Nov. 11) after the disruptions of COVID-19 to discuss the difficulty coupl...

Hongkongers pour into Taiwan in search of freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A growing number of Hong Kong residents are fleeing to Taiwan in pursuit of freedom and away from uncertainties triggered by the months-long protests at home. The numbe...

Taiwan president rules out refugee act for Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Sept. 4) ruled out the possibility of a refugee act for Hongkongers despite a plea from pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒)...

Taiwan open to Hong Kong people applying for residency

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan will give consideration to Hong Kong people who apply for residency in Taiwan under existing regulations, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Tuesday, amid the violent suppress...

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...

Taiwan’s future is your future

Taiwan’s future should not be about what the world can do for Taiwan, it’s about what Taiwan can do for the world. Taiwan is a refuge for vitality and hope, of the economy and the environm...

UN council adopts resolution to combat terrorist financing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at strengthening global efforts to combat the numerous and new ways that terrorist groups raise funds to fina...

Fate of Chinese student in Taiwan who criticized Xi online uncertain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese student, who denounced China's President Xi Jinping during a live stream earlier this week, faces an uncertain fate after his Taiwan student visa expires in July....

Why Taiwan must legislate to welcome all refugees from Communist China

In the past week, there have been a couple of high profile examples of Taiwan providing sanctuary to Chinese dissidents. And this has raised the question of what policy Taiwan should have towards thos...