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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Thousands take to Cambodia’s streets on Human Rights Day

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... monks, took to the streets on Tuesday to mark Human Rights Day and call for improvements in the kingdom’s rights record. Opposition leader Sam Rainsy led a crowd of some 6,000 supporters – many waving Cambodian flags and holding banners that read “Long Live Democracy” – through Phnom Penh. We must struggle for the full and proper respect of human rights Sam Rainsy Chanting the party’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1377476/thousands-take-cambodias-streets-human-rights-day
  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Report slams Hong Kong for 'narrow, fragmented laws' that fail to stop human trafficking

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... on human trafficking Hong Kong's laws on human trafficking are too narrow and fragmented to protect victims, says a report published today. It says the city's focus on trafficking ... of trafficking and pass comprehensive new laws to stamp out the practice. "As an important regional hub and both a destination and transit territory for human trafficking, Hong Kong is failing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455777/hong-kong-under-fire-human-trafficking
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... in Geneva, told the UN Human Rights Council yesterday that the independent commission of inquiry had made unfounded accusations and made recommendations that were "divorced from reality". ... affronts required courage by great nations and ordinary human beings alike," Kirby said. "It is now your solemn duty to address the scourge of human rights violations and crimes against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1451019/china-rejects-un-report-accusing-north-korea-crimes-against-humanity
  4. News - World - Artificial Intelligence

    Silicon Valley big guns back Vicarious, software with a human touch

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by GDN

    ... the jobs that employ most human beings. "We tell investors that right now, human beings are doing a lot of things that computers should be able to do," he said. ... The Guardian in New York Big guns back software with a human touch Some of Silicon Valley's biggest names are pouring cash into a hitherto low-profile tech firm that claims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454904/silicon-valley-big-guns-back-vicarious-software-human-touch
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Deeds, not words, on human rights give China moral authority in today's world

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 01:13pm by David Schlesinger

    ... in its constitution into concrete actions upholding human rights, writes David Schlesinger. “Seeking common ground while preserving differences”, as  Xiaoyu Pu sums it up , is a marvelous slogan for achieving diplomatic gains, until it becomes code for simply telling others to mind their own business – and too often in the field of human rights, almost all governments in the world become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1285316/deeds-not-words-human-rights-give-china-moral-authority
  6. News - World

    Rights watchdog slams World Bank for inadequate human rights standards

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 01:16pm

    ... The World Bank funds programmes that worsen or contribute to human rights abuses, New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday. “The World Bank pays tens of billions of dollars every year to support development efforts around the world,” said Jessica Evans, senior advocate on international financial institutions at Human Rights Watch (HRW), ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289088/rights-watchdog-slams-world-bank-inadequate-human-rights-standards
  7. News - World - NORTH KOREA

    BBC apologises to university for North Korea undercover trip ‘using students as human shields’

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 12:43pm by Reuters

    ... for Panorama, a current affairs programme. The general secretary of the LSE’s student union accused the BBC at the time of using the students as “human shields”. This was a serious failing Alison ... about the BBC’s involvement so that they would be aware of any risks posed by the presence of the journalists. “This was a serious failing, and the BBC is right to apologise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1451469/bbc-apologises-university-north-korea-undercover-trip-using-students
  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China wins UN Human Rights Council seat... despite its refusal to allow inspectors in

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 12:15pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in United Nations China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Cuba and Algeria won seats Tuesday on the UN Human Rights Council, riling independent human rights groups who said ... Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia and South Africa were also elected to three-year terms. Human Rights Watch noted that five of the new council members  — China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1354219/china-line-seat-un-human-rights-council
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    When tragedy strikes, our need to know keeps humanity alive

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says our desire to make sense of a brutal stabbing or a plane's disappearance is part of what moves humanity forward Need to know We're only halfway through ... mum and the longer MH370 remains unfound, the longer we're denied the truth. Our need to know goes further than just human curiosity; it's a matter of survival. Human development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1448727/when-tragedy-strikes-our-need-know-keeps-humanity-alive
  10. News - Hong Kong

    Crusading Hong Kong artists awarded inaugural Human Rights Art Prizes

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by John Carney

    ... in the inaugural Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize. Elva Lai Ming-Chu won in the Emerging Artist category with her piece, Family Photo Album: Washing, a series of pictures showing the lives of people who ... of young artists, while recognising the role of art in raising awareness of and defending human rights. The emerging and community artist winners were chosen by judges working in the human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1351198/crusading-hong-kong-artists-awarded-inaugural-human-rights-art-prizes

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