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  1. News - World - CANADA

    Canada’s ‘ridiculous’ human rights galvanise evangelical Chinese

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:24pm by Ian Young

    ... in Pacific Space". Tse wrote that his Cantonese-speaking evangelical research participants believed human rights were being taken to "ridiculous" extremes in Canada. CSCF co-chairman ... highlighted for many that 'Western' Canadian society's constitutional fixation on 'human rights' was descending into nihilism, bolstering in turn the ideological merits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517364/canadas-ridiculous-human-rights-galvanise-evangelical-chinese
  2. Art of the covenant

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen Taiwan celebrated International Human Rights Day on Thursday in the best possible fashion- by implementing the provisions of the world's two most important human ... rights violations but also by protecting people from infringements by others and by promoting the realisation of human rights. This is not empty talk. A reporting system is being established ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701026/art-covenant
  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    US lawmakers to introduce legislation to monitor human rights and political reform in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:36pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com US congressman Chris Smith, chairman of the House of Representatives’ subcommittee on global human rights, has vowed to establish a Hong Kong Caucus to monitor human rights in the city. In a statement released on Tuesday, Smith urged the Chinese government to show “leadership and restraint” in dealing with peaceful demonstrations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1605753/us-congressman-set-hong-kong-caucus-monitor-citys-human-rights
  4. Beijing reviews key human rights treaty

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... that Beijing is reviewing a key international human rights treaty, prompting speculation about mainland ratification of the sensitive International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights after years ... 1,500 delegates from 60 countries and regions that Beijing had made great progress in protecting citizens' freedom and rights, citing the 21 international human rights conventions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515110/beijing-reviews-key-human-rights-treaty
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Human rights abuses by Thai junta reinforce climate of fear

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 02:05pm by Pavin Chachavalpongpun

    ... Pavin Chachavalpongpun Pavin Chachavalpongpun says a new report detailing the human rights abuses of Thailand's military rulers further undermines their legitimacy Rule by force Since ... people's freedoms. Last week, Amnesty International launched a report detailing human rights abuses that have taken place. It may herald stronger sanctions from the West against the military regime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1594567/human-rights-abuses-thai-junta-reinforce-climate-fear
  6. Will Beijing follow Taipei's lead on human rights?

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... in the United Nations in 1971. Since then, Taiwan's government has been excluded from UN human rights arrangements, although this does not preclude it from implementing their content. Of course, it was total hypocrisy for the brutal KMT of the Chiang era to sign onto ICCPR human rights standards. But the end of martial law in 1987 initiated the long and still unfinished struggle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681678/will-beijing-follow-taipeis-lead-human-rights
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UN Human Rights Committee to discuss universal suffrage in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com U.N. to focus on universal suffrage The United Nations Human Rights Committee is to look into universal suffrage in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post has ... of regions- including Hong Kong- have complied with previous recommendations. Law Yuk-kai, director of Human Rights Monitor, says he will write to the Human Rights Committee in Geneva to explain why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588892/un-committee-look-universal-suffrage-hong-kong
  8. Human rights hurdle

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A mainland leader says Beijing may ratify a sensitive human rights treaty- the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights- after years of delay. Isn't this a tall order for the mainland? Share your views: write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515197/human-rights-hurdle
  9. A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the piano as we know it is credited to Bartolomeo Cristofori at the start of the 18th century. Cristofori wanted to make a keyboard instrument that responded to the subtleties of human touch. ... Richard James Havis A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians by Stuart Isacoff Knopf The piano is the most influential instrument in Western music - a fact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991759/natural-history-piano-instrument-music-musicians
  10. News - China - CIVIL SOCIETY

    Activist lawyer vows to keep fighting for human rights

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:49am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Campaign for human rights and rule of law on mainland will not be defeated by crackdowns or defence of one-party rule, activist insists Teng Biao vows to keep ... in Victoria Park. Teng, who started his human-rights career a decade ago, has paid a heavy price for his work. A law lecturer at the China University of Politics and Law in Beijing, he was suspended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1582039/activist-lawyer-vows-keep-fighting-human-rights

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