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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Deeds, not words, on human rights give China moral authority in today's world

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 01:13pm by David Schlesinger

    ... values expressed in its constitution into concrete actions upholding human rights, writes David Schlesinger. “Seeking common ground while preserving differences”, as  Xiaoyu Pu sums it up , is a marvelous slogan for achieving diplomatic gains, until it becomes code for simply telling others to mind their own business – and too often in the field of human rights, almost all governments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1285316/deeds-not-words-human-rights-give-china-moral-authority
  2. News - China

    Chinese turn to Hong Kong’s US Consulate for answers on human rights report

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 02:02pm by Amy Li

    ... Days after Beijing answered Washington’s critique of China’s human rights situation by issuing its own report on US human rights  - an annual event in Sino-US relations - doubtful ... explained the reasons why the US publishes its annual human rights report and why evaluation of its own situation is not included.  In response to the question: “What happens when other countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1223690/chinese-turn-hong-kongs-us-consulate-answers-human-rights-report
  3. News - World

    Rights watchdog slams World Bank for inadequate human rights standards

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 01:16pm

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com The World Bank funds programmes that worsen or contribute to human rights abuses, New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday. ... at Human Rights Watch (HRW), in a statement. "But it needs to stop undermining its efforts by making sure it isn’t contributing to human rights abuses.” While other groups financing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289088/rights-watchdog-slams-world-bank-inadequate-human-rights-standards
  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Thousands take to Cambodia’s streets on Human Rights Day

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... monks, took to the streets on Tuesday to mark Human Rights Day and call for improvements in the kingdom’s rights record. Opposition leader Sam Rainsy led a crowd of some 6,000 supporters – many waving Cambodian flags and holding banners that read “Long Live Democracy” – through Phnom Penh. We must struggle for the full and proper respect of human rights Sam Rainsy Chanting the party’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1377476/thousands-take-cambodias-streets-human-rights-day
  5. News - China - EDUCATION

    China's disabled get limited schooling, Human Rights Watch says

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 08:57am by AP

    ... from attending mainstream institutions or taught by untrained teachers, a rights group said. A report by New York-based Human Rights Watch said students with disabilities are denied access ... the Human Rights Watch report was released, theEducation Ministry issued its own report on the same topic. The ministry's report said that 28 per cent of children with disabilities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1283745/chinas-disabled-get-limited-schooling-human-rights-watch-says
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China wins UN Human Rights Council seat... despite its refusal to allow inspectors in

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 12:15pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in United Nations China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Cuba and Algeria won seats Tuesday on the UN Human Rights Council, riling independent human rights groups who said ... Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia and South Africa were also elected to three-year terms. Human Rights Watch noted that five of the new council members  — China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1354219/china-line-seat-un-human-rights-council
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing needs to catch up on promoting human rights

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 12:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial On rights, Beijing still catching up China's commitment to human rights is arguably no different from other nations', at least in writing. In its recent report to the United Nations Human Rights Council, it renewed pledges to respect the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, establish a robust system of safeguards and maintain dialogue with foreign countries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1345630/beijing-needs-catch-promoting-human-rights
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Crusading Hong Kong artists awarded inaugural Human Rights Art Prizes

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by John Carney

    ... in the inaugural Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize. Elva Lai Ming-Chu won in the Emerging Artist category with her piece, Family Photo Album: Washing, a series of pictures showing the lives of people who ... of young artists, while recognising the role of art in raising awareness of and defending human rights. The emerging and community artist winners were chosen by judges working in the human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1351198/crusading-hong-kong-artists-awarded-inaugural-human-rights-art-prizes
  9. News - World - SECURITY

    Draft United Nations resolution says spies are abusing human rights

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 07:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Draft UN resolution says spies abuse human rights Germany and Brazil circulated a draft resolution to a UN General Assembly committee that calls for an end to excessive ... would have the 193-nation assembly declare that it is "deeply concerned at human-rights violations and abuses that may result from the conduct of any surveillance of communications, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1346052/draft-united-nations-resolution-says-spies-are-abusing-human-rights
  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China's record on human rights under UN scrutiny for first time since Xi Jinping came to power

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:53am by Reuters, AFP

    ... record comes under U.N. scrutiny China defended its human rights record to the United Nations yesterday, insisting it has undertaken sweeping reforms, as Tibetan activists said more must be done to hold Beijing to account. Yesterday's session in Geneva was the first time that Beijing's human rights record under President Xi Jinping had come under international scrutiny. Special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337553/chinas-record-human-rights-under-un-scrutiny-first-time-xi-jinping-came

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