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2016/07/14 | ZiQing Low

Human Rights Must be Enshrined in Taiwan's New Southbound Policy: Experts

Rights advocates argue that if Taiwanese businesses continue to use legal loopholes in Southeast Asia, President Tsai's New southbound policy will be no more than a catchword for 'economic colonization.'

2016/07/01 | Edward White

Out of Sight: Taiwan’s Hidden Contribution to Global Human Trafficking

Taiwanese are involved in human trafficking crimes across Asia and the Pacific, and at least five traffickers convicted of offences in Cambodia remain at-large on the island.

2016/06/30 | Edward White

Burma: Human Rights Concerns Continue Under ‘The Lady’

'Free prisoners and dismantle the legal infrastructure of repression.' Removing authoritarian controls on freedom of speech is among the plethora of challenges facing Myanmar’s new leader.

2016/06/29 | Edward White

Taiwan Human Trafficking Activists Await Key U.S. Report

Human trafficking: While the government will hope Taiwan can enjoy its seventh-year straight as a ‘Tier 1’ country, activists in the front lines of what they say is a worsening problem hope Taiwan’s ranking will be downgraded.

2016/06/29 | Chang Shin-wei

Tibetan Filmmaker Arrested in China

The detention and possible mistreatment of an award-winning Tibetan filmmaker comes as international politicians appear to be running out of patience with China’s human rights abuses.

2016/06/27 | Edward White

Activists Seek Answers as China Detains Bloggers

Human rights activists call for answers as bloggers who exposed protests in China go missing.

2016/06/22 | Bing-sheng Lee

Thai Military Blasted for Campaign Against Human Rights Advocates

Activists face five years in prison for exposing torture by Thailand’s military.

2016/06/17 | Bruce Jacobs

A Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Taiwan: Is It Necessary?

A Truth and Reconciliation Commission would have to make explicit how the government of Chiang Kai-shek and Chiang Ching-kuo was colonial, in that it was rule by outsiders in the interests of outsiders.

2016/01/26 | Anita Chow

Safety of Human Rights Activists in China Remains Disturbing

While China recently released Peter Dahlin, a Swedish human rights activist, dozens of people remain detained, including foreigners and Chinese citizens.

2015/12/10 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:馬六甲

Singapore's Defense Minister Says IS is Already A Threat to Southeast Asia

Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said at a meeting in Washington that in the past three years, the number of IS followers in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore have been much more than the number al-Qaeda has attracted in the past ten years, which shows the influence of IS.

2015/09/10 | Zou Chi

Taiwanese AIDS Patients To Be Eligible for Organ Transplant by 2016

AIDS patients were not put into consideration in the past because of the limited number of organs. Now they are eligible for transplants and if everything is prepared, the policy will be implemented by the end of this year.