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  1. National pride tempered by lack of human rights

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the climate for human rights and media freedoms to appease critics of their successful bid to host the Olympic Games in 2008. Few people remember that pledge now. Liu's treatment mocks it. And it is even harder to reconcile with the fate of ordinary Chinese who search for truth and justice only to find themselves in jail. Ironically, far from advancing human rights and the rule of law, ...

  2. Human rights talks with US set to resume

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Washington Preparations are under way for the resumption of a human rights dialogue next month between China and the United States that had been delayed by earlier ... of a human rights advocacy group said the event was likely to take place in mid-May. The Foreign Ministry never explained why the February dialogue did not take place but said both sides were now ...

  3. Post reporter wins two awards in human rights press competition

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans A staff reporter from the South China Morning Post won two award plaques at the 13th Annual Human Rights Press Awards for stories written from Myanmar in the wake ... said, that secured the two awards. The reporter cannot be named for safety reasons. In a ceremony that lauded the courage of reporters who highlighted human rights issues around the region, ...

  4. Depths of humanity

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... FEW IN THEIR right mind would choose to get married at a cemetery. Fewer still would do so at the site of one of mankind's greatest disasters- yet this failed to deter New Yorkers David ... nations to join Britain and the US in signing a treaty preventing them from landing there. 'What we've come to realise is that the deep sea is a vast museum of human history,' he ...

  5. Mainland rights matter most to HK students

    Posted Dec 27th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau News about human rights on the mainland dominates a list of the year's 10 most important news stories voted for by more than 21,000 secondary school pupils in Hong Kong. Top of the list is the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to human rights activist Liu Xiaobo. The poll was conducted this month by the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong ...

  6. Time ripe for better rights

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Forensic techniques are widely used on the mainland in disciplines ranging from pathology to criminology- but given that human rights is such a new concept, it could be some ... for Forensic Sciences in Shanghai. With a revamp of the judicial system and steady progress towards a modern rule of law, observers believe western-style human rights are gradually being embraced. ...

  7. Abused

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... from French colonial rule in the early 19th century. Peck is not alone in condemning Robertson's outrageous comments; civil rights activist Al Sharpton, among others, has also described ...

  8. Time to establish the truth about Tiananmen

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... the Chinese government made its bid to host the Olympics, it gave an undertaking to enhance human rights and develop democracy. That promise has not been kept. This year's Amnesty International report, released last week, painted a grim picture. It said a growing number of human rights activists were being imprisoned, harassed, and put under house arrest or surveillance. Repression ...

  9. Journalists' association warns on nationalism

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... against the invasion of privacy- should not impede on the right of journalists to do their jobs. The association wants a comprehensive review of broadcasting legislation, and a platform promoting ...

  10. 14 prizes for Post at rights awards

    Posted Apr 18th 2010, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans The deaths of Rohingya boatpeople, the Sichuan earthquake one year on and deadly chemicals affecting a village in Hunan were among the prize-winning reports by South China Morning Post journalists as the paper dominated international competition at the 14th Human Rights Press Awards yesterday. The Post won a record 14 prizes and special merits across the news, ...




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