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  1. How to put the world to shame

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd London There are many ways to describe the scope and significance of the International Human Rights Watch Film Festival, which begins in London on Wednesday. Facts ... cinemas and will show 25 films from 19 countries. In addition to human rights hot spots such as Iraq, Israel and Palestine, contributions originate everywhere from Afghanistan, Chad, Iraq ...

  2. Dancing queen saves the day

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... messages. Don't miss John Travolta, who dressed in drag for his hilarious turn as Tracy's overweight mother. Hairspray is not a film aiming to turn teenagers into human rights activists; ...

  3. Pomp and protest for Leung

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to concern about human rights on the mainland. Many called for Leung to quit on his first day in office after the discovery of illegal structures at his home raised questions about his integrity. Rally organiser Eric Lai Yan-ho, of the Civil Human Rights Front, put the turnout at 400,000, while police say 55,000 people started the march in the park, with the total peaking at 63,000. ...

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    Stockholm on the Yarra- Swedish crime films shine at Melbourne festival

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... in mainland China on subjects such as human rights petitioners and the fight for compensation by neighbourhoods that had been bulldozed for the Olympics. But the opening and closing nights featured ...

  5. Aids activists hail win for mainland expose

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the United States to collect a human rights award from a group sponsored by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. ...

  6. 11 years in jail- and then life terms

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... convicted men, said 'they were framed'. He plans an appeal. The British consulate in Hong Kong said the UK government regarded the long period of detention as a clear breach of human rights. The Philippine Bureau of Immigration said Cheung arrived in Manila on May 21, 2000. Police Superintendent Pancho Hubilla testified that his unit was working against a triad operating ...

  7. At the end of the world

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... heavy,' Baichwal says in an interview in New York, where the film was shown at the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival. 'It was a suburb of a coal distribution centre. The ground ... 'What surprised me was that right by it was a huge apartment building. People were living in this wasteland, walking around it! I thought, God, this is where we're headed, this is where ...

  8. Have your say

    Posted Apr 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is against human rights. As it is a Christian school, we are taught Christian values and morals. Homosexuality and pre-marital sex are against these values. Therefore it is only right that people who ...

  9. Peripheral visionary

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... says. 'But then I realised if I just kept on shouting demands about human rights, social justice and so on, people would just run away. Also, [those in power] will just throw you what you ...

  10. Humanity lost

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Smith

    ... the human trafficker who sells Bai to the 40-plus Huang Degui and his parents. Bai's mood shifts between defiance and resignation. We see her transform into a mother and farmer's wife, ... a 'relentless, non-judgmental exposure of all kinds of human ugliness, greed, brutality and trickery'. He says his film is 'a call for the return of humanity, the return of love and the ability ...




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