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Welcome to THRAC's website! See below for our most recent statements and keep updated with our activities.

The Taiwanese Human Rights Association of Canada (加拿大台灣人權協會) was organized in 1991 to expand and continue the work of the 1989 Yih-Sheh Leo Support Committee. THRAC works for human rights in Taiwan, China, and Canada.

Monday, November 21, 2016

THRAC writes to Iceland Embassy about making Taiwanese student "stateless"

Responding to a report in the Taipei Times on November 20 "Student rails against ‘stateless’ ID" http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/11/20/2003659621

THRAC President Michael Stainton wrote to the Embassy of Iceland in Canada, calling on them to recognize that people from Taiwan are Taiwanese, not Chinese or "stateless".

Monday, August 22, 2016

THRAC writes to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his upcoming visit to China

THRAC and TCA urge President Tsai Ing-wen to pardon former President Chen Shui-bian

At the 2016 Taiwanese Canadian Association (TCA) annual convention in Gravenhurst Ontario June 28-30, on the motion of the Taiwanese Human Rights Association of Canada (THRAC), TCA members passed a resolution urging Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to grant an unconditional Presidential pardon to former President Chen Shui-bian.

Below is the letter, in Chinese and English, sent to President Tsai by TCA President Cathy Hong.