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  1. 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
  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY: ANALYSIS

    Human rights issues niggle as US firms eye Myanmar

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... military regime. The Myanmar government remains under fire from human rights groups for its attitude toward the displaced Muslim Rohingya. In a May 6 speech, Thein Sein acknowledged that "we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1241486/human-rights-issues-niggle-us-firms-eye-myanmar
  3. 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
  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 - 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
  6. 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
  7. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong must change human rights focus

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... LGBT citizens denied basic rights accepted in other societies The rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) people are human rights. Unfortunately, most of us do not understand what is meant by human rights. In Hong Kong, attempts have been made to draw a protective baseline to secure the rights of citizens who may feel marginalised and vulnerable, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1087038/hong-kong-must-change-human-rights-focus
  8. 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
  9. News - World

    European Union lawmakers award top human rights prize to Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 05:30pm by AP

    ... BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers award top human rights prize to Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1328672/european-union-lawmakers-award-top-human-rights-prize-pakistani
  10. News - China - INTERNET

    Top court bans 'human flesh search engines' that brought down corrupt officials

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 03:45am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com 'Human flesh search engine' silenced The top judicial body has outlawed "human flesh search engines", a form of internet vigilantism ... account of the rapid spread of information. Human flesh search engines, involving mass collaborations to find and share information on the internet and social media platforms such as Weibo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1614020/top-court-bans-human-flesh-search-engines-brought-down-corrupt-officials

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