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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman fighting for right to keep placenta has baby; disputed organ ‘chilling’ in fridge

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:07pm by Kylie Knott

    ... was a violation of her human rights: “It’s my body and I should be able to do with it what I want.”   ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Placenta on ice as row over its fate simmers An American woman locked in a battle with a public hospital over the right to keep her placenta has given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581100/new-mother-says-hong-kong-hospital-still-refuses-hand-over-her
  2. 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
  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese rights lawyer grilled by police over meetings with US envoy, ‘insults’ to officials

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:07pm by Reuters

    ... human rights lawyer about meetings with the former US ambassador to China, his alleged “insults” against senior officials and his frequent trips to Japan, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Pu ... among rights workers in China and the West. Beijing police have questioned Pu on his meetings with former US Ambassador to China Gary Locke, who had asked Pu to share his views on human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577646/rights-lawyer-pu-zhiqiang-grilled-police-over-meetings-us-envoy
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must be vigilant on human trafficking

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Keep up the war on trafficking Trafficking of people for the sex trade or forced labour is a serious violation of human rights that attracts heavy penalties under Hong ... helpers. Human rights advocates say existing laws tend to focus on prostitution rather than forced labour. The fact that most employers behave decently is no excuse to give a free pass ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1543239/hong-kong-must-maintain-vigilance-against-human-trafficking
  5. News - China - EDUCATION

    China's disabled get limited schooling, Human Rights Watch says

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 08:57am by AP

    ... from attending mainstream institutions or taught by untrained teachers, a rights group said. A report by New York-based Human Rights Watch said students with disabilities are denied access ... the Human Rights Watch report was released, theEducation Ministry issued its own report on the same topic. The ministry's report said that 28 per cent of children with disabilities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1283745/chinas-disabled-get-limited-schooling-human-rights-watch-says
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - China Insider - LEGAL

    Woman on trial for demanding right to visit jailed Falun Gong father

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 07:08pm by Chris Luo

    ... to telephone enquiries on Thursday. But human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, who is Bian’s leading attorney, told the South China Morning Post  that he and three fellow lawyers retired from the court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1578585/woman-trial-demanding-right-visit-jailed-falun-gong-father

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