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  1. 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
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing needs to catch up on promoting human rights

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 12:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial On rights, Beijing still catching up China's commitment to human rights is arguably no different from other nations', at least in writing. In its recent report to the United Nations Human Rights Council, it renewed pledges to respect the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, establish a robust system of safeguards and maintain dialogue with foreign countries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1345630/beijing-needs-catch-promoting-human-rights
  3. News - World - SECURITY

    Draft United Nations resolution says spies are abusing human rights

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 07:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Draft UN resolution says spies abuse human rights Germany and Brazil circulated a draft resolution to a UN General Assembly committee that calls for an end to excessive ... would have the 193-nation assembly declare that it is "deeply concerned at human-rights violations and abuses that may result from the conduct of any surveillance of communications, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1346052/draft-united-nations-resolution-says-spies-are-abusing-human-rights
  4. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Compulsory drug tests violate basic human rights, doctors' group says

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:09am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Medical Association says allowing police to order suspects to take tests would violate human rights and do little for addicts Doctors slam 'flawed' drug-testing plan A government plan to make it easier for police to test people for drug use is flawed and a violation of basic human rights, the Medical Association says. The proposed drug-testing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1346835/compulsory-drug-tests-violate-basic-human-rights-doctors-group-says
  5. News - China

    Chinese turn to Hong Kong’s US Consulate for answers on human rights report

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 02:02pm by Amy Li

    ... Days after Beijing answered Washington’s critique of China’s human rights situation by issuing its own report on US human rights  - an annual event in Sino-US relations - doubtful ... explained the reasons why the US publishes its annual human rights report and why evaluation of its own situation is not included.  In response to the question: “What happens when other countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1223690/chinese-turn-hong-kongs-us-consulate-answers-human-rights-report
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China's record on human rights under UN scrutiny for first time since Xi Jinping came to power

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:53am by Reuters, AFP

    ... record comes under U.N. scrutiny China defended its human rights record to the United Nations yesterday, insisting it has undertaken sweeping reforms, as Tibetan activists said more must be done to hold Beijing to account. Yesterday's session in Geneva was the first time that Beijing's human rights record under President Xi Jinping had come under international scrutiny. Special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337553/chinas-record-human-rights-under-un-scrutiny-first-time-xi-jinping-came
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    'Right to be elected does not give right to be nominated', says Beijing law chief

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by Tanna Chong and Jeffie Lam

    ... Tanna Chong and Jeffie Lam 'Right to be elected does not give right to be nominated' The right of every citizen to be elected as stipulated in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights does not include the right to nomination, says Beijing legal chief Li Fei. Li, chairman of the Basic Law Committee, says in a paper analysing Article 25 of the covenant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453436/right-be-elected-does-not-give-right-be-nominated
  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China defends human rights record at UN

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 05:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Geneva Faced with a UN review of its human rights, China acknowledged on Tuesday that it still faces shortcomings but insists it has reduced poverty, deepened judicial reforms and protections of ethnic minorities. China put its pride and promise to better itself on display at the UN’s Human Rights Council, which reviews each nation’s record once every four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337306/china-defends-human-rights-record-un
  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China human rights to come under scrutiny at UN review

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 09:58am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing China’s human rights record under President Xi Jinping will come under formal international scrutiny on Tuesday for the first time since he took power, with the main UN rights forum set to hear accusations that the government is expanding a crackdown on dissent. The United Nations Human Rights Council, which reviews all UN members every four years, will give ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337065/china-human-rights-come-under-scrutiny-un-review
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korean NGO publishes details of Pyongyang's human rights abusers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 05:34pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... organisation in South Korea released a booklet on Wednesday containing the personal details of North Korean human rights abusers to warn Pyongyang of a potential day of reckoning when the two Koreas are unified. In the publication, the Database Centre for North Korean Human Rights (NKDB) listed different cases of rights violations in the Stalinist country, such as torture, execution, imprisonment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1338030/south-korean-ngo-publishes-details-north-korean-human-rights-abusers

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