Pan-Purple Coalition

Infobox Organization
name = Alliance of Fairness and Justice
公平正義聯盟
Gōngpíng zhèngyì liánméng


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website = [http://www.justice.org.tw www.justice.org.tw]

The Pan-Purple Coalition (zh-tp|t=泛紫聯盟|p=Fànzǐ Liánméng) or the Alliance of Fairness and Justice (AFJ, zh-tp|t=公平正義聯盟|p=Gōngpíng zhèngyì liánméng) is a social activist umbrella group based in the Republic of China on Taiwan. The coalition brings together nine social welfare organizations and promotes the causes of the underprivileged. It supports progressive taxation, a national social welfare system, education reforms, and gender and ethnic equality.

Its name is a reference to the Pan-Blue Coalition and the Pan-Green Coalition, two political coalitions also based in Taiwan. The Pan-Purple Coalition has accused Pan-Blue and Pan-Green of causing ethnic rifts running along the issues of reunification and independence, and has rejected overtures to join either group.

Member organizations

* Peacetime Foundation of Taiwan (台灣和平促進文教基金會)
* The Alliance for Handicapped People (殘障聯盟)
* The National Teachers' Association (全國教師會)
* The Alliance for Old People's Welfare Promotion (老人福利推動聯盟)
* The Parents' Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (智障者家長總會)
* Awakening Foundation (婦女新知): women's right
* Eden Social Welfare Foundation (伊甸社會福利基金會)
* Taiwan Labor Front (台灣勞工陣線)
* The National Federation of Banks' Employees Union (銀行員工會全國聯合會)

See also

*Politics of the Republic of China

External links

* [http://www.justice.org.tw/ Official site]
* [http://taiwansecurity.org/ST/2004/ST-120304.htm The Many Hues of Taiwan's Politics] - analysis from "The Straits Times" regarding the formation of the new group
* [http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/55/575.html 'Pan purple' alliance instant political force] - article regarding the founding of the Pan-Purple Coalition appearing in "The China Post"


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