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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China prevents prominent human rights lawyer Mo Shaoping from meeting German minister

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 11:41am by Reuters

    ... on Tuesday, though he declined to comment on why the planned talks at the German embassy did not take place. Gabriel had told reporters travelling with him to China that he would meet critics ... attending a Beijing dinner hosted by German leader Dr Angela Merkel. Merkel is due to visit China again in July. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    'I'd rather face death in Somalia than be destitute in Hong Kong', says asylum seeker

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... and leave when they cannot put up with the wait of, in some cases, more than 10 years to be granted asylum as their passports will expire, rendering them stateless and unable to travel, he says. ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China pressuring Spain on human rights case, says Tibetan monk

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:28am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... is behind attempts to change the law A Tibetan monk who pushed a human rights case against former Chinese leaders through Spanish courts accused China on Tuesday of pressuring Madrid to change ... jurisdiction”, which allows judges to try certain cases of human rights abuses committed in other countries, only to appease China. A Spanish judge on Monday sought international arrest warrants ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing court upholds guilty verdict against rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 01:09pm by Angela Meng

    ... claimed to have read all 129 case files against Xu in a single week, a feat he described as "nearly impossible". "The prosecutor's office said they stayed up every night ... new book, To be a Citizen: A Free China, said the public's momentum for change would not stop completely. "The truth is, we cannot wait for the party, which doesn't have ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Heilongjiang police accuse four rights lawyers of 'disturbing order' after detention and alleged beating

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 01:20pm by Verna Yu

    ... centres”- de-facto jails built by local authorities across China to lock up Falun Gong followers, petitioners and members of other religious groups without proper legal procedures. The police ... had been to Jiansanjiang to investigate cases of detained Falun Gong members previously, said that Jiang, Wang and Tang were stripped of their lawyer licences by the authorities earlier ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Proposal for full sex change surgery before marriage allowed ‘unnecessary’

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 12:37pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... to marry her male fiancé in a landmark case in the Court of Final Appeal in May last year, had undergone the surgery. However, the court left open the question of whether surgery should ... month, the Legislative Council held the first reading of the Marriage (Amendment) Bill, introduced to implement the Court of Final Appeal's ruling in the "W" case.   ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Transgender refugee goes through 'hell' in Hong Kong to be recognised as a woman

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... and sexual minority rights," said Michael Vidler, a lawyer who represented "W", the transgender woman in a landmark Court of Final Appeal case last year that granted her the right ... a "Recognizance Form 8" by the department that omits stating her sex. Asked why, the department said it did not think "the sex is important to us in her case". It denied gender was usually ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Four rights lawyers detained after questioning Falun Gong detentions

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by Verna Yu

    ... of Tang's detention was seen by the South China Morning Post. The whereabouts of the other two lawyers, Wang Cheng and Zhang Junjie, were unclear. Their accompanying clients- nine relatives ... Legal scholars say there were at least three cases last year of lawyers being detained while investigating human rights cases, and that this trend is growing. Academics fear the four ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Door on freedom of prisoners 'may be closing'

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by AFP

    ... clemency "is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of confidence and strength". Kamm noted that US President Barack Obama's administration had won few concessions from China on human rights. By contrast, China earlier freed prisoners to meet specific goals, including ensuring the attendance of US president George W. Bush and other leaders at the 2008 Beijing Olympics ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Released rights lawyer Zhang Junjie tells of beatings while held for questioning Falun Gong detentions

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:21am by Verna Yu

    ... in the early hours of Thursday morning and posted a gruelling account online yesterday of his ordeal in custody. After a medical examination, he told the South China Morning Post that three of his ribs ...




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