(Clearwisdom.net) On December 3, Hualian County Council unanimously passed a resolution on human rights. The resolution calls for the Taiwan Mainland Affair Office and Immigration Bureau to review visiting Chinese officials' backgrounds in detail and to deny entry to anyone who is a human rights scoundrel. The resolution also requests that the Hualian County government and civil groups not to invite and/or host any Chinese officials who are classified as human rights scoundrels.

Huanlian County is the fourth county in Taiwan to pass a resolution of this kind, after the Kaohuing City Council, Zhanghua County Council, and Miaoli County Council.

The Orient newspaper reported on the resolution


New Life Daily reported on the resolution



Union Daily reported on the resolution


According to Councilwoman Liu Xiaowen, who originated the resolution, the government of Taiwan has great respect for human rights and will not tolerate such human rights atrocities as the persecution of Falun Gong in China and organ harvesting. While the exchange between Mainland China and Taiwan has been ever increasing, the county wants to condemn such atrocities in China and bring them to the public's attention.

Councilwoman Liu Xiaowen


County Councilman Shi Jinshu


County Councilman Huan Zhenfu


County Councilwoman Lin Qiumei


Councilman Yu Xiafu

The resolution was passed unanimously, and several representatives stressed the importance of this resolution at a press conference.

Councilman Yu Xiafu specifically stressed the issue of Falun Gong, saying, "Falun Gong is very good and should be widely promoted. The Chinese Communist Party should not persecute the practice, and we don't want anyone who is part of the persecution visit Taiwan."

Local media outlets including Hulian Cable TV, New Life Daily, The Orient, and Union Daily reported on the press conference.