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Citizens occupying politics: Green Party Taiwan takes root in 2014, and turns Taiwan around in 2016

4 June, 2014
Green Party Taiwan is an open platform for civil society, and welcomes all who share in a Green political philosophy, values and goals. This is our time to turn Taiwan around! Green Party Taiwan shares the spirit of Greens around the world, and since 1996 Green Party Taiwan (GPTW) has been operating from the grassroots building a party genuinely concerned about democracy, human rights, our... more


Green Party Korea statement on the Cross-strait Service Trade Agreement

28 March, 2014
Undemocratic and unfair Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement must be scrapped. - Green Party Korea opposes a free trade agreement that accelerates the exploitation of workers and further widens the gap between the rich and poor. Green Party Korea endorses Green Party Taiwan’s position and supports Taiwanese citizens’ opposition to the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement.   The protest against a... more


Green Party Taiwan Statement on the Occupy Taiwan Legislature Movement

21 March, 2014
Green Party confronts President Ma Ying-jeou in Kaohsiung - southern Taiwan - where Ma visited on 20 March to observe military exercises unrelated to the occupation of the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Green Party Executive Committee member and professor of land policy at Taipei University LIAO Pen-chuan addresses students outside the Legislative Yuan Building, where he joined over ten thousand supporters of the students inside the Legislature's buildings, People outside the Assembly Hall of Taiwan’s Parliament several days into the “Occupy Parliament” direct action by Taiwan students are like a protecting sun. Photo by FU Chih-nan, Green Party members outside Taiwan’s Control Yuan on the fifth day of the occupation - spreading the word of the Global Greens’ Charter, , Green Party Executive Board Member, CHIU Hua-mei, who is also a professor of sociology at Chung Shan University, joined a group of students that came up to Taipei from Kaohsiung to support the occupying students, , source: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/24/world/asia/taiwan-trade-student-protest, source: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/24/world/asia/taiwan-trade-student-protest, source: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/24/world/asia/taiwan-trade-student-protest, source: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/24/world/asia/taiwan-trade-student-protest, source: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/24/world/asia/taiwan-trade-student-protest
The Sunflower Student Movement (太陽花學運), also known as the March 18 Student Movement (318學運) or Occupy Taiwan Legislature (佔領國會事件), is a protest movement that began on March 18, 2014, in the Legislative Yuan and continues to spread with the support of tens of thousands of people from around the country joining the demonstrators. Initially, the students protested the passing of the Cross-Strait... more


Activists preparing to sue Fukushima nuclear plant suppliers

23 January, 2014
TAIPEI -- Anti-nuclear activists from Taiwan and Japan are calling for participation in a proposed international group lawsuit against the equipment suppliers of a Japanese nuclear plant that suffered meltdowns in a 2011 earthquake-tsunami catastrophe, in an effort to highlight the responsibilities they have for the disaster. With the support of 500 Taiwanese citizens out of a target of 2,000,... more