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Taiwan Grants Entry to Chinese Asylum Seekers But Questions Surround Its Refugee Policy

Poster:Surya NarayananPost date:2019-02-10
Catergory:Commentaries
Region:(Taiwan)
Issue:(Taiwan’s Foreign Relations)
(The Diplomat, By Nick Aspinwall) Taiwan has no formal refugee laws and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) does not operate on the island as it is not a UN Member-State. While the Mainland Affairs Council allowed two Chinese refugees trapped in Taoyuan International Airport to enter the country after 125 days, they insisted that it did not reflect a change in official policy towards Chinese refugees. If Taiwan wishes to continue holding itself up as a champion of human rights, it must improve its refugee laws. <Accessed 2019-02-10>  
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