Chinese Activist who Failed to Gain Asylum in Taiwan Faces 'Legitimate Threat'
'One thing that makes political asylum from China widely accepted in many other countries – the United States and many European countries – nowadays is because it is quite difficult to predict what might happen when they go back; that itself is a clear danger for that person.'
Will Taiwan Accept Chinese Asylum Seeker?
The lack of an asylum law in Taiwan opens up the case of the Chinese activist seeking asylum to administrative discretion. But an American lawyer in Taipei does not expect the man to be deported.
Taiwanese Undeterred Despite Torture Concerns for NGO Worker Detained in China
It may be a long road to freedom for the Taiwanese NGO worker detained in China but local political activists say Chinese actions will only strengthen their resolve.
ANALYSIS: Taiwan Holds Its Breath as Trump Meets Xi
Ahead of the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping, eight Taiwan and China experts share their expectations with The News Lens.
Blogger Amos Yee Granted Asylum in United States; Judge Slams Singapore's Persecution
The judge concluded that Yee's 2015 arrest and convictions clearly constituted past persecution on account of Yee's political opinion.
Warnings for Taiwanese after Beijing’s Latest Removals of Taiwan Affairs Officials
'The CCP wouldn't admit its approach to Taiwan has completely failed,' says J. Michael Cole, a senior non-resident fellow at the University of Nottingham’s China Policy Institute.
ISIS Crowdsourcing ‘Lone Wolves’ Heightens Risks for Southeast Asia
With the advent of ISIS crowdsourcing, countering the organization’s expansion beyond the Middle East will be an arduous task.
INTERVIEW: Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong Goes Global
Blacklisted in much of Asia but welcomed in Washington: as the world gets to know Joshua Wong, the 20-year-old political activist just hopes to make a difference to Hong Kong.
INTERVIEW: Taiwan’s Sunflower Leader Lin Fei-Fan Ready to Take Flight
Lin Fei-fan told The News Lens he plans to leave his country later this year to advance his vision for Taiwan independence and left-wing politics.