Taiwan Mourns Death of ‘Mr Democracy,’ Former President Lee Teng-hui

Sandra Loyd

Taiwan on Friday grieved the death of its former president Lee Teng-hui, extensively considered as the guy who caused the island’s democratic shift. Flags were flown at half- mast to mark Lee’s death at the age of 97 on Thursday night, while homages gathered to honor a practiced political leader who commanded Taiwan’s shift from […]

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Hongkongers Converge on Washington to Call For Sanctions Against Police, Leaders

Sandra Loyd

Pro-democracy legislators from Hong Kong are lobbying the U.S. federal government to enforce sanctions on senior authorities in the city over police violence and human rights infractions throughout 2015’s demonstrations. Charles Mok, Jeremy Tam and Kenneth Leung of Hong Kong’s Legal Council (LegCo) remain in Washington ahead of the administration’s review of the city’s human […]

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