Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the resulting outflow of refugees has highlighted the need for Taiwan to adopt an asylum law. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused a huge wave of refugees, with over four million Ukrainians having already fled the country since February. The conflict has also triggered a wave of solidarity with the people… Continue reading Ukraine visas welcome but lacking
Taiwan is considered to be one of the most progressive countries in Asia but has no asylum law. Although debates on the issue occasionally occurred for more than 10 years, there has been no progress on the draft asylum law since its second reading in 2016. One significant point of contention is to what extent… Continue reading Taiwan’s Asylum Policy: A Lack of Political Will to Implement the Law?