Saturday, December 19, 2015

THRAC writes letter to President Ma about Bunun hunter case

On December 16 THRAC wrote to President Ma(馬英九總統)  and Supreme Prosecutor Yan Da-ho (最高法院檢察署顏大和檢察總長最高法院檢察署  expressing our concern with the disregard for indigenous rights shown in the case of Wang Guang-lu  (王光祿), a Bunun man sentenced to over three years for hunting and possession of an illegal gun. The letter gives details of this case.


You can add your voice by signing the petition organized by Scott Simon: 

You can also sign the petition being circulated in Taiwan:



Sunday, December 06, 2015

Pictures from THRAC 2015 Albert Lin Human Rights Award Ceremony

Bruce McLeod was presented with the THRAC 2015 Albert Lin Human Rights Award in a ceremony on November 28. Here are a few pictures from that event:














Tuesday, November 10, 2015

THRAC Announces Recipient of 2015 Human Rights Award!!


Award will be given to Rev. Bruce McLeod in public ceremony at 2:30PMSaturday November 28 at Taiwanese United Church.



Wednesday, August 05, 2015

2015 Annual General Meeting News


THRAC 2015 Annual Meeting was held at Taiwanese United Church in Toronto on June 20. About 20 members attended, along with Sheng Xue (盛雪) from the Federation for a Democratic China (中國民主聯盟主席) and Jamyang Tenzin, from Students for a Free Tibet. Rev. Moses Wu served as master of ceremonies. A generous table of refreshments was contributed by members, co-ordinated by Lin Pi-ling.

  

The meeting received work and financial reports and approved a proposal to financially support training in non-violent social transformation in Hong Kong. Two resolutions were passed – “Ending the death penalty in Taiwan” 呼籲台灣廢除死刑 and a “Renewed Call for Pardon for Chen Shui-bian” 特赦陳水扁決議案 2015.



The meeting elected the 2015 Executive Committee, which met on July 4 to assign roles.

The THRAC 2015 Executive Committee is:
Yeh Ming Tai 葉明泰 (New member) Webmaster
Edward Chung 鍾雅澤 Membership
Hsu Ching Fang 許菁芳 Secretary
Nikki Lin 林湘斐 Treasurer
Michael Stainton 史邁克 Treasurer
Austin Yan 顏立哲 (Corresponding Member) Assisting Webmaster


Friday, May 29, 2015

2015 THRAC Annual General Meeting

The 2015 THRAC Annual Meeting will be held on

Saturday, June 20
2:30 - 5:00 PM
六月20( 拜六)

下午2:30 - 5 

at the Taiwanese United Church in Toronto
多倫多台灣聯合教會
53 Cummer Avenue
Toronto, ON  M2M 2E5

*This year there is no dinner, no tickets to reserve*
今年只共享茶點, 不必買餐票

Check the website for more updates, or email us at
thracanada@gmail.com