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  1. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Free Liu Xiaobo campaign hots up in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Global petition calling on Beijing to release Nobel laureate will be handed to liaison office Free Liu Xiaobo campaign hots up in Hong Kong Hongkongers are among hundreds of thousands of people who have signed a global petition demanding Beijing release Liu Xiaobo - the only Nobel peace laureate in jail and the world's most prominent political ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hongkongers urged to be 'vigilant' on city’s eroding press freedom

    Posted May 28th 2014, 01:27pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to in February. Shetty reminded media bosses that they also stood to gain if reporters were allowed to pursue stories freely without pressure. "It ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    NPC deputy Miriam Lau Kin-yee calls for new inquiry into alleged suicide

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by SIMPSON CHEUNG AND SHI JIANGTAO

    ... Simpson Cheung and Shi Jiangtao in Beijing HK deputy to NPC presses Wen to reopen file on activist's 'suicide' A Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress has written to Premier Wen Jiabao requesting a new investigation into the death of Tiananmen pro-democracy activist Li Wangyang. Miriam Lau Kin-yee called for the reopening of Li's file after ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Kim Jong-un lookalike joins rights protest

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Faux Kim joins call for better human rights With lofty ideals but humble expectations, a small group of Hong Kong campaigners opposed to China's ... the group marched from Wan Chai MTR station to the nearby China Resources Building where the consulate is found. They were not allowed in, but shouted slogans. Owen Lau Kwun-hang, one of four ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Government to offer rent deposit of up to HK$3,000 for asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 04:14am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Government set to provide HK$3,000 rent deposit for people fleeing home countries New housing help for refugees The government is to offer new help to house people fleeing their home countries and seeking temporary refuge in the city. For the first time, it plans to offer refugees, asylum seekers and torture claimants- who are not allowed to take ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    New housing help for asylum seekers under fire in Legislative Council

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 01:43pm

    ... food and utilities to HK$1,500, HK$1,200 and HK$300, respectively. The food aid is provided in kind. Dr Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung of the Labour Party and Emily Lau Wai-hing of the Democratic ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Muddled laws 'prevent justice' for young rape victims

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:29am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Courts are wrongly charging offenders with soliciting young prostitutes, experts say Under-age rape victims caught in legal muddle Yu Jianfeng had been waiting for months for a district court in Qingyuan in Guangdong province to try the man who had raped her daughter. When she visited the court to ask about the schedule, officials told ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Sex-worker rights activist Ye Haiyan and family kicked out of Guangdong

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Rights activist's family kicked out of Guangdong Sex-worker rights activist Ye Haiyan was thrown out of Guangdong by security police yesterday in a continuing campaign of harassment. The 38-year-old single mother, her boyfriend and her 14-year-old daughter were put on a high-speed train to Hubei province from Guangzhou South station under police ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    North Korean defectors to speak at Hong Kong film festival

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... booked in a few days after we made the announcement, and 150 people are planning to attend the event," said Owen Lau Kwun-hang of organiser North Korean Defectors Concern. The festival ... was sent to a prison camp and died there. "Hongkongers are interested in North Korea but they know little about the country's human-rights issues," Lau said. "What we are trying ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist Ye Haiyan evicted from home by Guangdong police

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Activist evicted from home by police Sex worker rights activist Ye Haiyan was made homeless yesterday when Guangdong security police abandoned her, her teenage daughter and their possessions on a remote roadside 120 kilometres from their home in Zhongshan. Ye said the forced eviction, which she documented on social media, followed days ...




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