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  1. Animals in the service of human health

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Bryony Taylor

    ... But it remains a highly controversial issue. Animal rights groups, such as the Animal Liberation Group and Speak, argue that testing is immoral: the benefits to humans do not outweigh the pain suffered by the animals. Members of such groups believe that every animal has a right to life just as humans do, and that it is wrong to test experimental drugs on animals, often leading to their deaths. But, even ...

  2. Two men jailed for beating cat to death

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and that the pair had showed no hint of sympathy. After the sentencing, about 10 members of an animal rights group held a ritual for the cat outside the court. They burned joss sticks and chanted slogans. ... Magistrate Garry Tallentire described the offence as serious and disturbing. Tse was given four months, and Leung was given three. They had earlier admitted cruelty to an animal and incitement ...

  3. Political Animal

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michael Tien lashes out at mean bosses Unionists and political activists have an unexpected ally in garment retailer Michael Tien Puk-sun, chairman of G2000. The wealthy businessman voiced his support for the fight against restaurants scrapping paid meal ...

  4. Political Animal

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a low season for politics, when politicians engage in their annual exodus to exotic holiday destinations away from the excitement of Hong Kong politics. That is why Political Animal found it odd ...

  5. Political Animal

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sorry Long Hair, Political Animal would like to hang on to its copy. Big Brother's watching you- even in the toilet Pan-democrats might have congratulated themselves for breaking ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Egan gets run for his money in FCC poll Some might dismiss it as a storm in a teacup at the Foreign Correspondents' Club, but others say it's about upholding press freedom. Barrister Kevin Egan, who was convicted and then acquitted for rev ...

  7. Guilty of 'crime of speaking'

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investigators and judges. I argue my innocence on the basis of China's constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations, the political reforms I have advocated and the trend of history. One important result of the reform and open-door policy has been the awakening of Chinese people to their human rights and the rise of civil protection of rights. This has ...

  8. National pride tempered by lack of human rights

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the climate for human rights and media freedoms to appease critics of their successful bid to host the Olympic Games in 2008. Few people remember that pledge now. Liu's treatment mocks it. And it is even harder to reconcile with the fate of ordinary Chinese who search for truth and justice only to find themselves in jail. Ironically, far from advancing human rights and the rule of law, ...

  9. Hoping for better human rights

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Lo

    ... Adrian Lo, Li Po Chun United World College Last year was marred by human rights violations. We all hope to see improvements this year. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to mainland dissident Liu Xiaobo for his continuous fight for human rights and the rule of law. Liu was arrested in June 2009 for 'inciting subversion of state power'. He was sentenced to 11 years ...

  10. It's our right to decide who can enter the city

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse The sad passing of local democracy icon Szeto Wah provides a rare opportunity for Hong Kong to claw back some of its high degree of autonomy that seems to have been surrendered in recent years. That is, the right to determine who can and cannot enter our city and on what conditions. Uncle Wah was almost unique in political circles here for having an unblemished record ...




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