2012 Human Rights Report (Taiwan Part)

Principal human rights problems reported during the year were corruption and violence against women and children. During the first seven months of the year, authorities indicted 576 officials, including 40 high-ranking officials, on corruption charges. There were no reports of impunity. | OT-1302E | Date: 04/22/2013

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2002 Human Rights Report (Taiwan Part)

The authorities generally respected the human rights of citizens; however, there were problems in some areas. Principal problems included police abuse of detainees; allegations of judicial corruption; violence and discrimination against women; child prostitution and abuse; societal discrimination against Aborigines; restrictions on workers’ freedom of association and on their ability to strike; and some instances …

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2001 Human Rights Report (Taiwan Part)

The authorities generally respected the human rights of citizens; however, there were problems in some areas. Principal problems included police abuse of detainees; prison overcrowding; allegations of judicial corruption; some infringements on citizens’ privacy (although wiretaps, which were a problem in the past, are no longer abused); violence and discrimination against women; child prostitution and …

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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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