[Media Lines] Taiwan: Government Must Protect Its Democracy, Hold Free and Fair Elections, and Counter Disinformation
12 January 2024 11:14 am

Ahead of Taiwan’s general election on 13 January 2024, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) calls on the government to preserve its democracy and allow for the will of the people to transpire through free and fair elections.  Taiwan is set to elect its President and Vice President alongside the members of [ Read more ]

[Report] 2020 ANNI Report on the Performance of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia
9 December 2021 1:05 pm

The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) launched the ANNI Report 2020 on the Performance of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), that critically assesses the performance of NHRIs against the Paris Principles in 2020. The Paris Principles are the minimum international standards for ensuring independent, effective, and credible NHRIs for the promotion [ Read more ]

[Joint Statement]China: Release Taiwanese Activist Li Ming-Che
19 March 2020 9:30 am

Today, 19 March 2020, marks the third anniversary of the arbitrary detention of Taiwanese human rights defender Li Ming-Che by the Chinese authorities. Since his arbitrary arrest, Li Ming-Che’s rights have continued to be violated while in detention. We, the undersigned national and international organisations, strongly condemn these violations and call on the Government of [ Read more ]

From Our Member Covenants Watch and Taiwan Association for Human Rights (TAHR), Taiwan – Joint Statement: An 8-point human rights agenda for President Tsai Ing-wen
12 January 2020 10:35 am

Honourable President Tsai Ing-wenOffice of the PresidentNo. 122, Section 1, Chongqing South RoadZhongzheng DistrictTaipei City 10048, Taiwan Paris, Taipei, January 12, 2020 Re: Congratulations on your re-election Dear President Tsai, On behalf of the three undersigned organisations, please accept our warm greetings and congratulations on your election yesterday to a second term in office. We [ Read more ]

Taiwan: Respect the people’s right to vote through free and fair elections
8 January 2020 2:40 pm

(Bangkok, 8 January 2020) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) calls on the Government of Taiwan, and all relevant stakeholders, to respect the people’s right to vote and ensure free and fair elections in Taiwan. FORUM-ASIA condemns any form of interference, through any means, that seeks to compromise the ability of [ Read more ]