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  1. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Jordan's Prince Zeid named UN high commissioner for human rights

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... al-Hussein of Jordan, a veteran diplomat and campaigner for international justice, will become the first UN human-rights chief from the Muslim or Arab worlds following his unanimous election ... nomination to the top human-rights job by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Zeid, who is Jordan's UN ambassador, praised current High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay of South Africa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535206/jordans-prince-zeid-named-un-high-commissioner-human-rights
  2. News - China Insider - TIANANMEN ANNIVERSARY

    Human rights group releases list of over 100 people detained during Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 06:39pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com China Human Rights Defenders lists a number of detainees from Beijing, Shanghai, Sichuan, Guangdong and other provinces A human rights group has released ... of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. The frequently updated list, documented by China Human Rights Defenders, (CHRD) a coalition of non-governmental organisations, focuses on persons who were either ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1530899/human-rights-group-releases-list-over-100-people-detained-during
  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqi forces dropping barrel bombs in Fallujah, Human Rights Watch says

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... barrel bombs and may also be targeting a hospital in its battle with militants in the conflict-hit city of Fallujah, Human Rights Watch alleged yesterday. The Iraqi authorities denied the claims, ... back into the all-out conflict of 2006 and 2007. The New York-based rights watchdog also said abuses committed by the powerful Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant jihadist group- among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520054/iraqi-forces-dropping-barrel-bombs-fallujah-human-rights-watch-says
  4. News - World - CANADA

    Canada’s ‘ridiculous’ human rights galvanise evangelical Chinese

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:24pm by Ian Young

    ... in Pacific Space". Tse wrote that his Cantonese-speaking evangelical research participants believed human rights were being taken to "ridiculous" extremes in Canada. CSCF co-chairman ... highlighted for many that 'Western' Canadian society's constitutional fixation on 'human rights' was descending into nihilism, bolstering in turn the ideological merits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517364/canadas-ridiculous-human-rights-galvanise-evangelical-chinese
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    HRW urges ‘crimes against humanity’ probe of top Egyptian officials

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 06:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused top officials in Egypt of likely “crimes against humanity” in an August 14, last year crackdown in which hundreds ... that security forces intentionally used “excessive lethal force” in breaking the sit-ins. “The killings not only constituted serious violations of international human rights, but likely amounted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572200/hrw-urges-crimes-against-humanity-probe-top-egyptian-officials
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    ‘Bags of human hands and feet’ found at scene of double murder of elderly couple

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 06:21pm by JULIE CHU

    ... as well as three black plastic bags filled with human remains. Inside each plastic bag was a sealed storage box containing human remains and mothballs, Mak told the court. One of the boxes contained two left hands, one right hand, one left foot, one right foot and some salted meat, Mak said. He found more limbs in the other two bags, he said. Chau and Tse Chun-kei deny murdering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1568402/bags-human-hands-and-feet-found-scene-alleged-double-murder-elderly-couple

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