Today, on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) calls the attention of the world to China’s unethical practice of removing organs from non-consenting living prisoners of conscience.
Are there too many human rights mines in Taiwan? International Human Rights Forum Calls for Cancellation of Transitional Justice Timeline
Christine Mirre, vice-chairman of the French Coordination for Freedom of Conscience of Individuals and Organizations, said that what she felt during this visit was that the police and soldiers who were supposed to be protectors of Taiwan from the Japanese occupation turned into oppressors. Taiwan must really turn the page, otherwise it will be a wound that has not yet healed. This is indeed unknown to Western countries. She believes that this is indeed a big wound for Taiwan.
Taiwan’s transformational justice is not enough! European and American human rights experts visit the 228 Memorial Hall
President Tsai Ing-wen has publicly promised that transitional justice will not stop. What do international scholars and experts say about this? International human rights experts from Europe and the United States visited the February 28 National Memorial Hall on the morning of July 28 and were grandly received by the executive director Yang Zhenlong. During the exchanges, human rights experts pointed out that Taiwan’s transformational justice is really not enough. In the afternoon, the group participated in a forum co-hosted by the 228 National Memorial and the Taiwan Institute of Economics and Criminal Law to discuss “international human rights, trends in transitional justice, and history of authoritarian persecution.” Many scholars mentioned the Taijimen case, an iconic case in Taiwan, and Questioned the situation that Hou Kuanren, director of the Institute of Forensic Medicine of the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office who was a prosecutor, investigated many cases of abuse of power and law, but was not punished but was promoted. He called on the Taiwan government to restore the historical truth, face it squarely, and speed up the resolution.
28 07 2023 A History of Human Rights, Trends in Transitional Justice, and Authoritarian Persecution Taïwan Nation 228 Memorial Museum
Transitional justice is a complex and essential process that a democratic country must undertake to address past human rights violations, atrocities, and injustices.
Today, we will examine the key components and strategies needed to ensure a successful transitional justice process in a democratic country like Taiwan.
We will see how the implementation of transitional justice in a democratic country can emphasize the importance of inclusiveness, accountability, restorative justice, and sustained engagement in achieving a just and harmonious society.
The European Court of Human Rights refuses to prevent the ongoing and severe ill-treatment in detention of children and other vulnerable individuals
The appalling conditions that 101 members of a persecuted religious minority are held under in detention in Turkey, including 22 children and other vulnerable individuals, have just been overlooked by the European Court of Human Rights.
The various peace and security proposals put forward by the United Nations UN Security Council on the conflict in Sudan.
The United Nations Security Council convened on 2nd June 2023, to discuss the ongoing situation in Sudan.
The members of the Security Council recalled the previous Press Statement issued on 15 April 2023, expressing deep concern regarding the continued military clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and Rapid Support Forces.
I will summarize the key points and outcomes of the Security Council’s deliberations.
The devastating impact on women of the ongoing conflict in Sudan and the crucial role they can play in the peace process
As we all know, women, along with children, are the most vulnerable targets in wartime.
Gender-based violence and crime, such as rape and the destruction of property and lives, are the greatest threats to women, and these crimes are often overlooked and committed with impunity.
According to UN estimates, even before the fighting broke out on April 15, more than 3 million women and girls in Sudan were at risk of gender-based violence. This figure has since risen to 4.2 million.
HRC 53 Exposición escrita, Abusos de derechos humanos contra miembros de la Escuela de Yoga de Buenos Aires
La Escuela de Yoga de Buenos Aires (BAYS) fue creada en 1983 por el Dr. Percowicz para enseñar Raja Yoga, filosofía occidental y oriental, y sus aplicaciones prácticas para mejorar el bienestar personal y la vida cotidiana (la información sobre BAYS y su caso se recoge en el único estudio académico sobre el grupo publicado en una revista revisada por expertos: Massimo Introvigne, “La gran caza de brujas contra las sectas en Argentina y la Escuela de Yoga de Buenos Aires.”