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  1. Urine drug tests likely for pupils

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... that the programme might involve abuse of human rights. 'It is like police officers conducting breathalyser tests on drivers. The same theory should be applied to drug testing. We don't see there is a problem about human rights in the case of breathalyser tests. Drink-driving is a life-threatening act and so is abusing drugs. I don't see why we cannot do drug tests in schools.' Dr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664682/urine-drug-tests-likely-pupils
  2. Government may lack authority to stop bid to scrap helper levy

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to protect their workers or promote human rights and labour rights,' secretary of the group, Sheoba Lama, said. The Hong Kong government should scrap the levy and it was not fair that foreign ... an important role to play, especially when the jobless rate is expected to rise in the current economic conditions,' she said. Meanwhile, the Coalition for Migrants' Rights, which hosted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657882/government-may-lack-authority-stop-bid-scrap-helper-levy
  3. Call for complaints system review

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... and transparent system to handle complaints,' he said. The group also suggested setting up an independent human rights committee to handle complaints against police and demanded a meeting with Police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542381/call-complaints-system-review
  4. Schools may begin testing pupils for drugs ahead of pilot scheme

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... will be introduced as soon as possible. Privacy and human rights should not be compared to the valuable life of a youngster. The scheme is designed to save lives.' The pilot scheme was originally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684068/schools-may-begin-testing-pupils-drugs-ahead-pilot-scheme
  5. Bureau to advise schools on drugs

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... 'But we should not rush to introduce the scheme at schools. We must first clarify some issues such as human rights and privacy,' Ms Wong said. 'Trust between students, teachers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682962/bureau-advise-schools-drugs
  6. Voluntary drug tests at schools may start earlier

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... of voluntary drug testing. 'The problem is affecting schools of all kinds of banding. We also hope the scheme will be introduced as soon as possible. Privacy and human rights should ... to save time. 'Research on legal and technical issues in the scheme can start right away. But it still takes time to work out a detailed protocol, which will be issued to all schools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683229/voluntary-drug-tests-schools-may-start-earlier
  7. School heads want consultation on drug-test legislation

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... principal Yuen Pong-yiu said the poll results showed the government's voluntary testing scheme might have to become mandatory. 'This is a case between individual human rights and public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694547/school-heads-want-consultation-drug-test-legislation
  8. Student drug tests will be delayed

    Posted Aug 04th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... we handle students with behavioural problems. There should not be any concern about privacy or human rights, as schools are only trying to help students with problems.' A school would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688792/student-drug-tests-will-be-delayed
  9. Domestic workers' groups rally for abolition of levy

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam More than 100 foreign domestic helpers staged a rally yesterday demanding the government abolish a levy they say leaves them open to being unfairly sacked. The protest organiser, Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor, criticised the administration for introducing policies that created confusion and led to unfair termination of workers' contracts. The protesters first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655422/domestic-workers-groups-rally-abolition-levy
  10. Domestic workers' groups rally for abolition of levy

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam More than 100 foreign domestic helpers staged a rally yesterday demanding the government abolish a levy they say leaves them open to being unfairly sacked. The protest organiser, Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor, criticised the administration for introducing policies that created confusion and led to unfair termination of workers' contracts. The protesters first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655424/domestic-workers-groups-rally-abolition-levy

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