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  1. Human rights are international matter

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... congressional committee. However, his logic is flawed when he compares this to a Chinese reaction to human rights violations at Guantanamo Bay. Not only is it perfectly legitimate for one country to examine human rights violations by another, but it is in fact mandated under international law. Not only are countries encouraged to be frank about their human rights shortcomings, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447981/human-rights-are-international-matter
  2. Human rights on the decline, US official says

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei and Teddy Ng A senior US official says the human rights situation on the mainland has worsened, and dialogue between American and Chinese officials this week had not left him much more comforted. 'In recent months, we've seen a serious backslide in human rights,' Michael Posner, assistant US secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labour, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966327/human-rights-decline-us-official-says
  3. US consul sees 'negative trend' on human rights

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode Washington's senior diplomat in Hong Kong yesterday expressed US concerns over deteriorating human rights on the mainland, and sought to counter critics who see ... between leaders and key officials of the two nations, such as the recent human rights and strategic and economic dialogues, but the less visible working-level diplomacy. 'We remain very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968319/us-consul-sees-negative-trend-human-rights
  4. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong beats UK, US on 'human freedom' index

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com HK beats UK, US on freedom list Hong Kong ranks third-best globally for "human freedom", topping such well-established democracies as the United ... 9.02 out of 10. But in terms of personal freedom, or civil liberties, it measured 7.8, worse than at least 49 countries. This gave it an overall score on the "human freedom index" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1124194/hong-kong-beats-uk-us-human-freedom-index
  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia anger at US linking of rights and trade

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow

    ... finds them responsible for violating human rights. On Friday, Washington passed a bill that established permanent normal trade relations with Russia, repealing a 1974 act which limited trade ... also would impose sanctions on officials responsible for human rights violations. Magnitsky was a lawyer, aged 37, representing a Britain-based capital management company in 2008 when he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1085645/russia-anger-us-linking-rights-and-trade
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    America losing the public opinion war in Asia

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... Lau Nai-Keung Lau Nai-keung bristles at the unfairness of its human rights report US leads- in how not to win friends and influence people This newspaper is carefully read in some ... of the Hong Kong mainstream, the United States government, in its 2012 human rights report on the city, named this non-governmental organisation for opposing the legislation. Naming this federation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1233851/america-losing-public-opinion-war-asia
  7. Resume rights talk, China and US urged

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine kwok With trade issues likely to dominate this week's summit between President Hu Jintao and US President George W. Bush, rights activists are calling for the human rights ... release as he was being held illegally. 'But there hasn't been any response yet,' he said. John Kamm, executive director of the San Francisco-based human rights organisation, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/545083/resume-rights-talk-china-and-us-urged
  8. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Moscow denounces US rights abuses in cold-war style

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow Tone and spirit of Russian foreign ministry's diatribe about human rights abuses in America revives memories of Soviet-era propaganda Anti-U.S. blast ... and English titled On the human rights situation in the United States. The report, distributed at hearings held by the Foreign Relations Committee of the Russia's lower house of parliament, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1068092/moscow-denounces-us-rights-abuses-cold-war-style
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Some 54 countries helped CIA detention efforts

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 03:30pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... for interrogation, a human rights organisation said in a report on Tuesday. The report by the Open Society Justice Initiative said it focused mainly on human rights abuses associated with the CIA’s secret ... on “credible public sources” and “reputable human rights organisations.” The CIA declined comment on the report. “Secret detention and extraordinary rendition operations, designed to be conducted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1144542/some-54-countries-helped-cia-detention-efforts
  10. Hypocritical tit for tat

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... rights report, followed a few days later by China's even more exquisite document detailing the human rights record in the United States. The Chinese authorities do not disguise that the purpose of their report is retaliation. No doubt senior officials thought it was really clever to try and establish some kind of equivalence between the two nations on the human rights front. Only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965227/hypocritical-tit-tat

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