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  1. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong's gay rights parade takes umbrella as its symbol

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... democratic Hong Kong. The Cantonese word for putting up an umbrella sounds similar to "support", in line with the Chinese-language slogan for the Pride Parade 2014, which translates ...

  2. 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

    ... published on a Chinese-language website that Tohti managed, Uighur Online, which state media said “provocate ethnic hatred” and promote Xinjiang’s independence. Xinhua also said Tohti published ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    British consulate to press Hong Kong on gay marriage after diplomatic backtrack

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by Christy Choi

    ... Azerbaijan, notoriously anti-gay Russia and 20 other countries have allowed same-sex unions at British consulates. Consul-general Caroline Wilson took to Twitter to repeat the language of her ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN criticism can't be ignored, say activists

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the government to establish a good Chinese-as-a-second-language framework. "We worry about the framework the government promised," Li said of the government's plans to introduce ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Amnesty International launches Chinese-language website

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 03:40pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com International human rights advocacy group Amnesty International has launched a Chinese-language website  as part of its efforts to reach out ... activists and supporters around the world," Amnesty's East Asia head Roseann Rife said. "The importance of distributing more human rights information in the Chinese language reflects ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    At HKU, students from Myanmar raise awareness of strife at home

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... is not just different in dialect like with Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese. The Burmese and Kachin languages are totally different," Htoi Awng said. "If you are a Christian and a Kachin, ... and former generals. Poor people from my country are still poor." Htoi Awng earned his first bachelor's degree, in German, at the University of Foreign Languages in Mandalay. During ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing says it will win West over to its view on Tibet and Xinjiang

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 04:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China has “time on its side” to win over Western opinion to its point of view on the restive regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, a senior official wrote on Wednesday, vowing with unusually strong language to ignore foreign pressure on human rights. Zhu Weiqun, chairman of the ethnic and religious affairs committee of the top advisory body to parliament, acknowledged ...

  8. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    North Korea should face ICC over crimes against humanity, says UN probe

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:02pm by AFP

    ... including Thailand, Malaysia, Lebanon, Romania and France have also been pressganged as language teachers or even spouses. North Korean defectors have also been kidnapped from countries including ...

  9. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Despite being outlawed, Nepal's 'slave girl' trade still alive

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 06:47pm by AFP

    ... figure, fashionably dressed in a trench coat and conversant in three languages. But the childhood scars remain, compelling her to volunteer as an advocate for kamlari rights. "I was robbed ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN monitors Hong Kong to see how needy kids live

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... because of a lack of official support. "We would like the government to not focus just on the Chinese language, and to allow ethnic minorities to attend university." A few groups talked ...




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