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Overview

The government took several measures to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, some of which threatened the right to privacy. Amendments to the Prison Act failed to address concerns about rights of people on death row with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities. In August, a National Human Rights Commission was established. In October, the International Review Committee received reports from international organizations ahead of its review of Taiwan’s implementation of the ICCPR and the ICESCR.

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Death Penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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Our Offices

Section office

Address

11F., No.1, Sec. 2, Jianguo N. Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City 10487, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Phone

00886227094162

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