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Mission Statement:

We are the civilians’ representatives of the occupied Japan Empire (especially, Taiwan and Penghu).  We are Protected Persons of Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949.

We conform to the “declaration” based on Article 2 of, definition “protected persons” based on Article 4 of, and “resettlement” based on Article 6 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. 

We understand and comply fully with all provisions of Hague Conventions of 1907 and Geneva Conventions of 1949, all of the international conventions and customs of war. 


We request Japan to be Protecting Power of the being occupied Japan Empire 

We request ICRC to be Protecting Power of the being occupied Japan Empire. 

We request Protecting Powers to station in Taiwan and Penghu. 

We request Protecting Powers to protect our human rights and benefits according to ‘the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols’. 

We request Protecting Powers to help us to re-establish our government or make us be “resettlement” in our country where we were living.( Fourth Geneva Convention Art. 6 Commentary Paragraph 4). Before “resettlement”, we shall benefit by Fourth Geneva Convention. 


According to 

  1. The Charter of the United Nations (came into force on 24 October 1945) protect territorial integrity or political independence of any state; 
  2. The Treaty signed at Washington on 6 February 1922, namely FIVE POWER TREATY OR WASHINGTON TREATY listed the insular territories and possessions in the Pacific Ocean of Japan Empire including Formosa (Taiwan) and the Pescadores (Penghu); 
  3. Article 4, Para. 1, of Fourth Geneva Convention provides that: ‘Persons protected by the Convention are those who, at a given moment and in any manner whatsoever, find themselves, in case of a conflict or occupation, in the hands of a Party to the conflict or Occupying Power of which they are not nationals’; 
  4. Article 6, Para. 4 of Fourth Geneva Convention states ‘The word “resettlement” is used in regard to protected persons who cannot be repatriated for one reason or another and are not allowed to settle permanently in the country where they are living.’; 
  5. Art. 11 of Fourth Geneva Convention provides that: ‘If protection cannot be arranged accordingly, the Detaining Power shall request or shall accept, subject to the provisions of this Article, the offer of the services of a humanitarian organization, such as the International Committee of the Red Cross, to assume the humanitarian functions performed by Protecting Powers under the present Convention.’
    Art. 2 commentary of Fourth Geneva Convention states: ‘the Convention would be applicable as soon as the declaration was made.’ 


Terms Definitions: 

  1. Japan Empire: The Empire of Japan. The State has di-Sovereign Entities; they are Japan Emperor and the Imperial Japan Diet that formed and pushed the government of Japan Empire. 
  2. Japan Peace: The State started from 1947 and the Sovereignty of the State is on the people of Japan Peace, namely Japan nowadays. 
  3. ICRC: the International Committee of the Red Cross 
  4. Taiwan: Formosa 
  5. Penghu: Pescadores 
  6. Formosa and Pescadores is the area where Qing Empire ceded in perpetuity to Japan Empire under the Treaty of Shimonoseki of 1895, listed in Article 19 of Five Power Treaty (WASHINGTON TREATY) of 1922 as territories of Japan Empire, maintain the territorial integrity by Charter of the United Nations (came into force on 24 October 1945) and occupied by Chiang Kai-shek (who acting on behalf of the United States , the Republic of China, the United Kingdom and the British Empire, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics under General Order No. 1) and his representatives (namely, Chinese Taipei) from 25 October 1945.

We insist to maintain the legal Human Rights of the civilians of Japan Empire in Occupied area (especially, Taiwan and Penghu), expel forthwith the representatives of Chiang Kai-shek (i.e. ROC or Chinese Taipei) from Taiwan and Penghu according to the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2758.