President announces establishment of human rights committee
Radio Taiwan International
Date: 06 May, 2020
By: Shirley Lin
President Tsai Ing-wen (Photo courtesy of The Presidential Office)
President Tsai Ing-wen has announced that Taiwan will soon set up a national human rights committee. The committee will fall under the purview of the Control Yuan, the government’s leading watchdog body.
On Wednesday, Tsai said that it has been ten years since the Presidential Office established the Human Rights Consultative Committee. However, she said that Taiwan still has room for improvement when it comes to human rights issues. [FULL STORY]