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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Human rights abuses by Thai junta reinforce climate of fear

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 02:05pm by Pavin Chachavalpongpun

    ... Pavin Chachavalpongpun Pavin Chachavalpongpun says a new report detailing the human rights abuses of Thailand's military rulers further undermines their legitimacy Rule by force Since ... people's freedoms. Last week, Amnesty International launched a report detailing human rights abuses that have taken place. It may herald stronger sanctions from the West against the military regime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1594567/human-rights-abuses-thai-junta-reinforce-climate-fear
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's MTR should have shown some humanity over stray dog

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Alex Lo

    ... The incident has rightly caused outrage. Animal lovers and rights campaigners laid flowers and put up banners at Fanling station where the stray was struck by a train on Wednesday. An online campaign ... justified to cause a delay until it was evacuated. The MTR is still world-class despite all its problems. Alas, showing greater flexibility and humanity would have made it an even better company. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578709/hong-kongs-mtr-should-have-shown-some-humanity-over-stray
  5. Comment - Letters

    Bill a gross violation of human rights for transgender people

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:03am by LETTERS

    ... Bill a gross violation of human rights for transgender people The Legislative Council's public hearing on the Marriage (Amendment) Bill was a clear indictment of Hong Kong's ... to forced sterilisation. This is an affront to international human rights norms. The UN special rapporteur on torture stated clearly that "the involuntary sterilisation requirement clearly runs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1498659/bill-gross-violation-human-rights-transgender-people
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China-UK human rights dialogue builds bridges to understanding

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:46pm by TIM COLLARD

    ... rights China cancelled the April 16 session of the bilateral human rights dialogue with Britain, accusing the UK of making irresponsible comments and of interference in its internal affairs. Let ... with China by breaking ranks. In any case, the West could see that no useful purpose was served by simply denouncing China's human rights practices from a long distance. So an agreement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1494431/china-uk-human-rights-dialogue-builds-bridges-understanding
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protecting workers' rights is good for business, in China and elsewhere

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:00pm by LOWELL CHOW

    ... Lowell Chow Lowell Chow finds Chinese companies becoming more open to change Protecting workers' human rights is good for business A report this month by the Fair Labour Association ... names get a lot of attention. But this is just part of a much bigger picture of business' human rights impact in the greater China region. Equally important are the social effects of major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580756/protecting-workers-rights-good-business-china-and-elsewhere
  8. 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
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rights and wrongs of observing China

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:05am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Rights and wrongs of observing China Pierre Ryckmans, who died this month aged 78, was better known by his pen name Simon Leys. And Simon Leys was best known as a sinologist. But, given his vast literary and artistic interests, Ryckmans is best described as a man of letters, or a Confucian gentleman, for whom the humanities in the European and classical Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577928/rights-and-wrongs-observing-china
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must be vigilant on human trafficking

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Keep up the war on trafficking Trafficking of people for the sex trade or forced labour is a serious violation of human rights that attracts heavy penalties under Hong ... helpers. Human rights advocates say existing laws tend to focus on prostitution rather than forced labour. The fact that most employers behave decently is no excuse to give a free pass ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1543239/hong-kong-must-maintain-vigilance-against-human-trafficking

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