Repressing movements labeled as “cults,” including through a misuse of taxes, and denying tax justice also happens in Italy. But more remedies exist there.
Tai Ji Men
CESNUR’s and HRWF’s webinar on the questions raised by the Tai Ji Men case in Taiwan honored the International Day of Conscience.
A speech at the webinar “The Right to Truth on Human Rights Violations: The Tai Ji Men Case in Comparative Perspective” held on March 24, 2021.
The highest auditory agency in Taiwan, the Control Yuan, found him guilty of multiple violations of law in the Tai Ji Men case. Yet, he has never been sanctioned.
On the day commemorating the assassination of Bishop Romero, experts gathered to discuss transitional justice and the Tai Ji Men case in Taiwan.
A conference in Taiwan featured an in-depth discussion on how states go beyond their legal and democratic limits. A synthesis of the proceedings.
Every year, Taiwan commemorates the 228 incident, a dark page of its past, and vows to protect democracy. But this should include protecting freedom of religion or belief.
The 2016 Taxpayers Rights Protection Act should have solved the problems of unfair tax enforcement. It did not succeed completely, as the Tai Ji Men case continues to show.
Rogue bureaucrats guilty of human rights violations should be prosecuted to prevent further abuse.