When a country moves from a non-democratic to a democratic regime, past wrongdoings should be acknowledged and rectified. It is not easy.
The Tai Ji Men Case
The Tai Ji Men tax case in Taiwan is exemplary of how even democratic states can undermine freedom of religion or belief by using ordinary bureaucracy and taxation in an unfair and intimidating way.
On International Day of Democracy, lecturers from different countries explained why the case is a test for Taiwan’s democratic transition.
A written submission for the United Nations Human Rights Council exposed a growing international problem, quoting the Tai Ji Men case in Taiwan.
The administrative persecution of Tai Ji Men in Taiwan fits the definition of the United Nations Resolution 73/296. Here is why.
In the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, more scholars and witnesses reflected on the case.
In the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, scholars and witnesses reflected on the case.
A short presentation of what is Tai Ji Men, what is the Tai Ji Men case, what is the meaning of the Tai Ji Men protests.
The Tai Ji Men movement, the tax case in Taiwan, and the believers’ protests were introduced to a distinguished scholarly audience.
Dr. Hong was a testimony of friendship throughout the world. He was rewarded with injustice, but his friends never abandoned him.