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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Human Right Watch demands Egypt's President face crackdown inquiry

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Call for Sisi to face inquiry into deadly crackdown Human Rights Watch yesterday demanded that Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and two other ... "excessive lethal force" to break up the sit-ins. "The killings not only constituted serious violations of international human rights, but likely amounted to crimes against humanity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572482/human-right-watch-demands-egypts-president-face-crackdown-inquiry
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kerry warns Myanmar against backsliding on human rights

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AP

    ... on rights US Secretary of State John Kerry warned the leaders of Myanmar yesterday that improved relations with his country would require a significant speed-up in its democratic transition and a halt to what Washington sees as backsliding on commitments to improve human rights. After hailing the decision to end decades of direct military rule that resulted in the easing of some US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570302/kerry-warns-myanmar-against-backsliding-human-rights
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Companies must strike a balance between human rights and need for profits

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:48pm by Surya Deva

    ... Surya Deva Surya Deva says large companies must take a holistic view of corporate responsibility and carry out continuous due diligence to help balance human rights and the need ... line, the so-called "business case" for human rights. If these corporate actions are profit-driven, companies are merely using people and their human rights as a means to achieve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1567010/companiesmust-strike-balance-between-human-rights-andneed-profits
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot members suing Moscow in European Court of Human Rights

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:35pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Pussy Riot members sue Moscow in European court Two members of the feminist group Pussy Riot are suing the Russian government in the European Court of Human Rights ... their rights and amounted to torture. "They didn't get a fair trial here in Russia so they want to get it finally in the European Court of Human Rights," said Pavel Chikov, the head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562042/pussy-riot-members-suing-moscow-european-court-human-rights
  5. News - World

    Israel using flechette dart weapons in Gaza, says human rights organisation

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by GDN

    ... for Human Rights. A woman, Nahla Khalil Najjar, 37, suffered chest injuries, it said, and the PCHR provided a picture of flechettes taken by a field worker last week. The munitions are not prohibited under international law, but according to B'Tselem, an Israeli human rights organisation, "other rules of humanitarian law render their use in the Gaza Strip illegal". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557027/israel-using-flechette-dart-weapons-gaza-says-human-rights-organisation
  6. News - China - pew

    World unimpressed with Xi Jinping on human rights, but overall views of China positive: Pew report

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 09:12am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Overall global impressions of China more favourable than not, but confidence in Xi varies greatly between China and rest of world Chinese President Xi Jinping is failing to make much of an impression on people around the world concerned about China's human rights, but on balance the country is seen favourably, especially in economic terms, a report said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1554574/world-unimpressed-xi-jinping-human-rights-overall-views-china-positive
  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Human rights group sees growing proof of abductions, torture in Ukraine

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:13am by Reuters in Berlin

    ... published on Friday. No thorough or reliable data is available on the number of abductions, the rights group said. But figures from Ukraine’s interior ministry show there were almost 500 between April and June, and the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission for Ukraine reported 222 cases in that time, it said. “The bulk of the abductions are being perpetrated by armed separatists, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551764/human-rights-group-sees-growing-proof-abductions-torture-ukraine
  8. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Spanish High Court dismisses China human rights cases

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Madrid Spain’s High Court on Monday dismissed two judicial investigations into alleged cases of genocide and human rights violations by Chinese authorities under a new law ... perpetrators. China bristled in February when a Spanish judge issued arrest orders for former top Chinese officials as part of investigations into a 2006 human rights complaint by a Tibetan-Spanish monk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539427/spain-high-court-dismisses-china-rights-cases
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's economic power buys British silence on human rights

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:00pm by JONATHAN SULLIVAN

    ... for their negotiating partners. On this occasion, it was Britain's public commitment to human rights and its moral duty to Hong Kong that fell by the wayside. The dilemma is familiar and banal. The UK ... Clegg said that "we remain deeply concerned about the very large scale of abuse of human rights that still occur". But if his was the voice of the coalition's conscience, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1538926/chinas-economic-power-buys-british-silence-human-rights
  10. News - China - DISSENT

    Human rights lawyer, activists formally arrested on subversion charges

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:39am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Formal arrest of June 4 protesters seen as escalation of political repression Lawyer, activists on subversion charges A mainland human rights lawyer and two ... subversion charges, rights lawyer Sui Muqing said. "I was told that Wang would be allowed to go if he testified against Tang, but he wouldn't betray his friend," Sui said. "Making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1538009/human-rights-lawyer-activists-formally-arrested-subversion-charges

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