March 2019

Daguan Community Residents Demonstrate At Veterans’ Affairs Council, Hold Overnight Sit-in

Members of the Daguan Community—a military dependents’ village in New Taipei city currently facing eviction—and supportive youth activists demonstrated at the Veteran’s Affairs Office today, with one hospitalized after becoming ill during the protest. Following the arrest of twenty demonstrators, Daguan residents declared an overnight sit-in outside the Taipei District Prosecutor's Court until those detained were released... Read More

60th Anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day Commemorated in Taipei, Campaign for Dalai Lama to Visit Taiwan Announced

Several hundred marched in the rain to commemorate Tibetan Uprising Day today. Tibetan Uprising Day commemorates a 1959 uprising against China’s military occupation of Tibet. This year is the 60th anniversary of the uprising, making this year’s commemoration an especially significant one. Notably, a campaign to petition for the Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan was announced at the commemoration... Read More