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  1. Forced abortion casts shadow over human rights plan

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Authorities might have to ask themselves if they are serious about the latest national plan to protect human rights after reports emerged about a Shaanxi woman who was forced ... was treated. The revelation came one day after the State Council's Information Office made public the council's human rights action plan for 2012-15 via official media outlets including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004254/forced-abortion-casts-shadow-over-human-rights-plan
  2. Buying and selling human beings

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Karly Cox Type 'human trafficking' into Google News, and you may be surprised by the results. Stories from countries you might expect pop up- Mexico, India, Malaysia- but you may also get results from places such as the United States, Britain and Canada. Human trafficking is the illegal trade of people for some form of modern slavery. It usually involves taking people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990490/buying-and-selling-human-beings
  3. Human rights violations create national and moral education dilemma

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... corruption, collusion with business, and human rights violations, among others. By their frequency and discernible pattern, there is every indication that they are not isolated problems but deeply ... witness is the rich-poor chasm growing ever wider as local governments and their cronies pillage commoners' land rights and find ways to feather their own nests. Admittedly, China has seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/976996/human-rights-violations-create-national-and-moral-education-dilemma
  4. State Council hails China's success on human rights

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu Verna.yu@scmp.com Beijing yesterday hailed what it's calling a successful implementation of the country's first human rights action plan, saying citizens' overall living conditions have been improved and their rights safeguarded, even though rights groups say abuses continue unabated. 'The fulfilment of all targets... shows that the cause of human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973526/state-council-hails-chinas-success-human-rights
  5. Human rights head blasts police action at protest

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phila Siu The Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor slammed the police for intervening in the organisation's work during the July 1 rally. At around midnight that day, a scuffle broke out ... As the police started to arrest protesters, the director of Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor Law Yuk-kai was escorted away by officers. Law told police he was from a human rights group, whereupon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972564/human-rights-head-blasts-police-action-protest
  6. Cautionary lesson in human rights

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... them to be mindful of Hong Kong's core values, enshrined in the Basic Law, the Bill of Rights, and two human rights conventions which Hong Kong has long since signed and ratified- one ... of democracy and human rights. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970484/cautionary-lesson-human-rights
  7. SCMP sweeps board at Amnesty awards for human rights reporting

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Annemarie Evans The South China Morning Post all but swept the board in the English-language newspaper section of the Human Rights Press Awards yesterday. Paul Mooney took the two top features prizes, plus three special merits. One winning article focused on the disappearance of mainland lawyer Gao Zhisheng. Senior reporter Verna Yu won a general news prize for her coverage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965363/scmp-sweeps-board-amnesty-awards-human-rights-reporting
  8. China- The Truth About its Human Rights Record

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan China- The Truth About its Human Rights Record by Frank Ching Rider, HK$80 The Chinese government may have removed itself from many segments of its citizens' private lives, but, as Frank Ching writes, in the political realm the Communist Party tolerates no opposition, especially organised. His compact volume, China- The Truth About its Human Rights Record, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677307/china-truth-about-its-human-rights-record
  9. Beijing unveils human rights plan

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The central government released its first action plan to improve human rights yesterday, pledging to raise mainlanders' incomes, protect their legal rights better ... and abroad over the mainland's poor human rights record ahead of the 20th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on pro-democracy protesters on June 4, 1989. 'Under restrictions from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676746/beijing-unveils-human-rights-plan
  10. Should suspected human rights violators be allowed to own property in Hong Kong?

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Anthea Wong, Ronald Ling

    ... freedom of speech. We care about human rights. For the sake of our reputation, the government should not allow human rights violators to own any property here. Robert Mugabe, the president ... in Hong Kong, even a human rights violator should be allowed to own property here. However, such a person might have broken loads of laws and the money used in property transactions may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680748/should-suspected-human-rights-violators-be-allowed-own-property-hong-kong

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