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  1. 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
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China prevents prominent human rights lawyer Mo Shaoping from meeting German minister

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 11:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Police 'stop' lawyer visiting German MP Police blocked a prominent human rights lawyer from meeting Germany's deputy chancellor in Beijing, the lawyer said yesterday, in the latest example of curbs on government critics. Deputy Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel was unable to meet Mo Shaoping and other members of Chinese civil society in the capital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1494998/china-prevents-prominent-human-rights-lawyer-mo-shaoping-meeting-german
  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Jailed Chinese human rights activist Cao Shunli dies in detention after denied treatment

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Beijing Ailing activist dies afterbeing denied treatment Human rights activist Cao Shunli, who has been detained for months for staging sit-ins at the foreign ministry, has ... in Geneva of the UN Human Rights Council, a body to which China was elected amid controversy in November. The hospital informed Cao's brother yesterday that her condition had grown serious, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1448999/dissident-cao-shunli-dies-detention-after-denied-treatment
  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing and Washington trade accusations of human rights abuses

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by Verna Yu

    ... of abuses China and the United States have accused each other of human rights abuses in an annual tit-for-tat exchange of criticism. In the China section of its annual Country Reports on Human ... of Tibet's unique heritage US REPORT ON HUMAN RIGHTS Authorities also used extra-legal measures such as enforced disappearance and strict house arrest, not just on suspects but also their family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1437592/beijing-and-washington-trade-accusations-human-rights-abuses
  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China pressuring Spain on human rights case, says Tibetan monk

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:28am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... is behind attempts to change the law A Tibetan monk who pushed a human rights case against former Chinese leaders through Spanish courts accused China on Tuesday of pressuring Madrid to change ... jurisdiction”, which allows judges to try certain cases of human rights abuses committed in other countries, only to appease China. A Spanish judge on Monday sought international arrest warrants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1426427/china-pressuring-spain-human-rights-case-says-tibetan-monk
  6. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Australia's asylum policy ‘draconian’, Human Rights Watch report says

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 02:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Respected rights group criticises Australia for its policy towards asylum seekers Australia has damaged its human rights record by persistently undercutting protection for refugees, including a “draconian” policy to send asylum-seekers to Pacific island camps, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. In its annual World Report, the group said successive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1411033/australias-asylum-policy-draconian-human-rights-watch-report-says
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese rights lawyer grilled by police over meetings with US envoy, ‘insults’ to officials

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:07pm by Reuters

    ... human rights lawyer about meetings with the former US ambassador to China, his alleged “insults” against senior officials and his frequent trips to Japan, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Pu ... among rights workers in China and the West. Beijing police have questioned Pu on his meetings with former US Ambassador to China Gary Locke, who had asked Pu to share his views on human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577646/rights-lawyer-pu-zhiqiang-grilled-police-over-meetings-us-envoy
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China human rights to come under scrutiny at UN review

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 09:58am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing China’s human rights record under President Xi Jinping will come under formal international scrutiny on Tuesday for the first time since he took power, with the main UN rights forum set to hear accusations that the government is expanding a crackdown on dissent. The United Nations Human Rights Council, which reviews all UN members every four years, will give ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337065/china-human-rights-come-under-scrutiny-un-review

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