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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    UN monitors warn on human rights in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea

    Posted May 16th 2014, 05:42pm

    ... and guarantees for human rights protection United Nations monitors in Ukraine have found an alarming deterioration in the human rights situation in the east of the country and serious problems emerging in Crimea, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Friday. “Those with influence on the armed groups responsible for much of the violence in eastern Ukraine [must] do their utmost to rein ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1513520/un-monitors-warn-human-rights-eastern-ukraine-and-crimea
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Human Rights Watch says evidence 'strongly suggests’ Syria regime used chlorine gas

    Posted May 13th 2014, 04:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut New York-based rights group says there is evidence indicating Assad regime used chlorine gas on three towns under rebel control in April Evidence “strongly suggests” Syria’s government used chlorine gas on three towns in mid-April in violation of the chemical weapons treaty it joined last year, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday. The New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511235/human-rights-watch-says-evidence-strongly-suggests-syria-regime-used
  3. News - World - SOUTH SUDAN

    Gross violations of human rights committed in South Sudan, says UN

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:33am by AFP

    ... out crimes against humanity, the United Nations said yesterday, warning of "countless" gross violations of human rights. The UN peacekeeping mission in the country found ... before President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar were due to meet for peace talks in neighbouring Ethiopia. "Countless incidents of gross violations of human rights and serious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1507897/gross-violations-human-rights-committed-south-sudan-says-un
  4. News - China - JUNE 4

    Human rights lawyer among four detained over Tiananmen commemoration event

    Posted May 06th 2014, 01:26pm by Verna Yu, Keith Zhai

    ... Police took Xu away on Monday and questioned Liu on Sunday. Shang said they were likely to be accused of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble". Human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, who ... writer and Christian house church leader Hu Shigen was also placed under criminal detention on the same charge yesterday, his brother said. The website of rights group Chinese Rights Defenders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505724/activists-held-questioned-police-after-commemorating-tiananmen-crackdown
  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. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China prevents prominent human rights lawyer Mo Shaoping from meeting German minister

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 11:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Police 'stop' lawyer visiting German MP Police blocked a prominent human rights lawyer from meeting Germany's deputy chancellor in Beijing, the lawyer said yesterday, in the latest example of curbs on government critics. Deputy Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel was unable to meet Mo Shaoping and other members of Chinese civil society in the capital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1494998/china-prevents-prominent-human-rights-lawyer-mo-shaoping-meeting-german
  7. 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
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea hits out at UN meeting over its human rights abuses

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang lashes out over UN report detailing human rights abuses in North Korea, saying the US and West should 'mind their own business' North Korea hit out early on Saturday at an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council in which the body was urged to slap sanctions on Pyongyang officials responsible for human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1489302/north-korea-hits-out-un-meeting-over-its-human-rights-abuses
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Thin line between apes and humans

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Mathew Scott

    ... the civil rights movement had gripped America and shaken that nation into facing up to issues of freedom and basic human rights. “I was struck by how these films were about violence, fear, hatred ... way of being- they make the mistake of seeing them not in their own right but on a trajectory towards humanity," he says. Since the release of Charles Darwin's On the Origin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1551921/thin-line-between-apes-and-humans
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN human rights inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:33am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... rights abuses The chief United Nations investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the UN Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state to the International Criminal Court for prosecution. “In a week of many grave human rights matters occupying the attention of the members of this council, we dare say that the case of human rights in the DPRK ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486681/un-human-rights-inquiry-chief-wants-n-korea-hauled-international-court

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