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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Reporters form human chain to fend off protesters

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI AND THOMAS CHAN

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Thomas Chan Human barrier formed to prevent anti-Occupy demonstrators from blocking paper's delivery Reporters form human chain to fend off protesters The pen may be mightier than the sword, but hundreds of journalists at Apple Daily apparently believe in safeguarding press freedom with their bodies. Reporters and their colleagues have been forming human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1617879/reporters-form-human-chain-fend-protesters
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Whose line is it anyway? Pregnant woman battles hospital over right to keep umbilical cord blood

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao, Emily Tsang

    ... stem-cell treatments, said that the Hospital Authority had breached her human rights. "It is a violation of patients' rights and human rights," Liu, now 38 weeks pregnant, ... hedge against future hereditary medical risks. "Many are angry about this policy as it goes against the prevailing trend," she said. Human-rights lawyer Michael Vidler said patients ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594958/whose-line-it-anyway-hospitals-policy-umbilical-cords-provokes-rights
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    British minister vows to quit convention on human rights

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manchester Home Secretary blasts rules making it difficult for country to boot out 'dangerous foreigners' Minister vows to quit convention on human rights Home Secretary Theresa May said yesterday her ruling Conservative party would take Britain out of the European Convention on Human Rights if re-elected in 2015. She said she would include such a promise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1321744/british-minister-vows-quit-convention-human-rights
  8. News - World - SPACE

    Study suggests that humans on Mars may start to die after just 68 days

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Oxygen breakthrough needed before planet can be colonised, study finds Humans on Mars may die after 68 days Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a study says. Oxygen levels would start to deplete after about two months ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617122/study-suggests-humans-mars-may-start-die-after-just-68-days
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Thin line between apes and humans

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Mathew Scott

    ... the civil rights movement had gripped America and shaken that nation into facing up to issues of freedom and basic human rights. “I was struck by how these films were about violence, fear, hatred ... way of being- they make the mistake of seeing them not in their own right but on a trajectory towards humanity," he says. Since the release of Charles Darwin's On the Origin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1551921/thin-line-between-apes-and-humans
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Politics stalls Vietnam's march towards human rights reforms

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by JONATHAN LONDON

    ... Jonathan London Jonathan London says crackdown on dissent a sign Hanoi is unfit to join human rights council Mired in the past, elite impede Vietnam's reform Recent developments ... outlets for Vietnam's exports. Obama's insistence that a comprehensive partnership would be contingent on significant improvements in Hanoi's human rights record elicited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1307812/politics-stalls-vietnams-march-towards-human-rights-reforms

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