In a major development, the Taiwan Legislative Yuan passed a law legalizing marriage between same-sex couples in May, making Taiwan the first place in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage. The government held its third review of the implementation of the ICCPR and the ICESCR from July to September. In July, the Taipei High Administrative Court revoked Asia Cement Corporation’s mining permit in Taroko National Park, home to Indigenous Peoples.
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