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2000 Human Rights Report (Taiwan Part)

The authorities generally respect human rights; however, problems remain in some areas. Principal problems during the year included police abuse of detainees; prison overcrowding; political and personal pressures on the judiciary; some infringements on citizens' privacy; violence and discrimination against women; child prostitution and abuse; societal discrimination against Aborigines; restrictions on workers' freedom of association ...
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1999 Human Rights Report (Taiwan Part)

The authorities generally respect human rights; however, problems remain in some areas. Principal problems include police abuse of detainees; physical abuse of military inductees, which appears to be declining; prison overcrowding; political and personal pressures on the judiciary; some infringements on citizens' privacy; violence and discrimination against women; child prostitution and abuse; societal discrimination against ...
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The United States and Taiwan Conclude Comprehensive Market Access Agreement

AIT Press Release # PR-9810E: The United States And Taiwan Conclude Comprehensive Market Access Agreement. Friday, February 21, 1998 in Washington, D.C., United States Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky announced conclusion of a comprehensive market opening agreement with Taiwan. The agreement, which includes both immediate market access and phased-in commitments, will provide substantially increased access for ...
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