Legislator Kolas Yotaka was invited by Prime Minister in Exile, Lobsang Sangay, of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) to attend the Five-Fifty Forum: Shaping Tibet’s Political Future in Dharamsala, India from October 6th to 8th. Kolas will be a speaker during the closing ceremony. “It is a great honor to be invited and to share with forum participants the concrete ways in which Taiwan supports Tibet, and to once again meet the Dalai Lama.”
繼續閱讀 〔Press Release〕Kolas Yotaka invited to attend Five-Fifty Forum to discuss Tibet and Taiwan’s political future
5/26 During the last sitting of the third session of the 9th Legislative Yuan, Indigenous Language Development Act passed third reading today. Legislator Kolas Yotaka expressed that she started from scratch and was the first to propose her version of the Indigenous Language Development bill. Now, the bill passed third reading allowing indigenous peoples to have written word of their languages, she movingly stated, “this is an unforgettable moment.”
繼續閱讀 〔Press Release〕2017/05/26 Indigenous Language Development Act Passed Third Reading Kolas Yotaka: Indigenous Peoples Finally Have Written Word
Kolas called out to Chinese government and stated that “Lee Ming-cheh is not Chinese. He cannot without reason be confined.” She demanded the immediate release of Mr. Lee.
繼續閱讀 〔Press Release〕2016/03/29 Release Lee Ming-cheh Kolas Yotaka: Lee Ming-cheh is not Chinese
Legislator Kolas Yotaka focused her general interpellation of March 7 on the proposed “Regulations on the Designation of Indigenous Land” submitted by the Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP). The regulations have met criticism from couple of dozens of protesters from indigenous and civil society sectors who take issue with the government only proposing indigenous designation of publicly owned lands. 繼續閱讀 〔Press Release〕2016/03/08 Reject Regulations on the Designation of Indigenous Land? Kolas Yotaka: Don’t Reject it. Act Quickly to Designate our Land.