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  1. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Sakharov human rights award for 'Dr Miracle' leading Congo's war on mass rape

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... been used as a weapon of war during the decades of violence that has devastated the mineral-rich east of the country. The 59-year-old gynaecologist founded the General Referral Hospital ... by the European Parliament to outstanding human rights advocates. The 350-bed hospital Mukwege founded treats more than 3,500 women a year, providing free consultations and doing reconstructive surgery ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Refugees appeal for running shoes to race at their peak

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... have fun, but ultimately, to win. I am running to win," Ja Ja said. About 8,000 refugees are awaiting their claims for asylum to be processed by authorities in the city. If successful, ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Ilham Tohti's 'separatist' videos released by Chinese state media after controversial conviction

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:55pm by Andrea Chen

    ... University in Beijing, as saying in the video. “Moderate people like me could also be forced to kill in order to resist [authority].” The defence lawyer told the court that Tohti had always been ... and restrictions on their religion and culture under Chinese rule. US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement on Tuesday urging mainland authorities to release Tohti. “This harsh sentence appears ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Jailed pastor's family escapes from China to the US after 'harassment by authorities'

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:20pm by AP

    ... have sneaked out of China to the United States with the help of activists after complaining about an extended campaign of harassment by the authorities, a Christian rights group said yesterday. ... with local authorities over land for a new building. While land disputes are common in the mainland, Zhang’s popularity prompted other Christians to rally around him to defend what they say ...

  5. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Western powers 'outraged' after China convicts Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 02:19pm by AFP

    ... with both calling for his release. The White House urged Chinese authorities to differentiate between "peaceful dissent and violent extremism". DON'T MISS: Ilham Tohti to appeal ... of Xinjiang and Uygur issues will be very disheartened by this as it seems likely to add fuel to the fire of conflict in Xinjiang," Michael Clarke, an authority on Xinjiang at the Griffith Asia ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Priest launches campaign to save Hongkongers on death row in Vietnam

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Bryan Harris

    ... in Wan Chai. One of the convicted Hongkongers, 67-year-old Ngan Chiu-kuen, had been ill-treated by the prison authorities and denied access to medical services despite his failing health, ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing police detain writer Huang Zerong, or Tieliu, 81

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by AP

    ... for tightening controls over the news media. Ren said the articles appeared on overseas websites. The country's leadership has become less tolerant of criticism, with the authorities increasingly ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:18pm by AFP, AP

    ... University, he spoke openly about problems with China’s ethnic policies. Authorities have blamed the deadly conflicts in Xinjiang on terrorists seeking a separate state, and have accused Tohti ...

  9. 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

    ... Reuters in Beijing Lawyer says timing of police questioning about well-known events could mean that authorities plan to charge Pu with collusion Chinese police have questioned a prominent ... this a long time ago.” Zhang said the authorities could use Pu's contacts with Locke to accuse him of “collusion”. In the past, Chinese police have used the charge of collusion with a “hostile ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Gao Zhisheng's wife wants him to seek treatment in US after 'horrific torture' in Chinese jail

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:34pm by AFP

    ... and being kept alive,” the wife, Geng He, said in a statement. Gao remains under round-the-clock surveillance of Chinese authorities at his sister-in-law’s home in the western Xinjiang region, where ...




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