Edward White
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Edward White is International Editor with The News Lens. 
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2017/04/19 | Edward White

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.'

2017/04/16 | Edward White

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.

2017/04/10 | Edward White

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.

2017/04/06 | Edward White

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.