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  1. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyers publicly shamed by China's national bar association

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 12:47pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com In a rare move, China’s national bar association named and shamed seven lawyers who have fought some of the country’s highest-profile human rights ... the All-China Lawyer’s Association said in a statement. The state-backed bar association said the group had been stripped of their licences to practice law. It stressed in the statement, meant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544177/rights-lawyers-publicly-shamed-chinas-national-bar-association
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Forced to go five-star: How China sends dissidents on all-expenses paid trips to keep them quiet

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing As top Communist leaders gathered in Beijing, veteran Chinese political activist He Depu was obliged to leave town- for an all-expenses-paid holiday ... meeting of China’s legislature, he said. Two policemen accompanied him, his wife and another dissident for dips in the ocean and visits to a large Buddha statue, he said. “We had a pretty good ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540832/forced-go-five-star-how-china-sends-dissidents-all-expenses-paid-trips
  3. 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. Zhang’s daughter, son-in-law and one-year-old grandchild landed in Dallas, Texas, and have now gone to Midland, according to US-based China Aid. The group said an underground network of activists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555344/jailed-pastors-family-escape-china-us-after-harassment-authorities
  4. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Ensure fair trial for GSK probe pair, Foreign Correspondents' Club urges Beijing

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Christy Choi

    ... in public." Humphrey, a 58-year-old Briton, and mainland-born American Yu, 61, ran ChinaWhys, a risk consultancy that helped corporate clients screen potential partners and employees and watched ... GlaxoSmithKline China head Mark Reilly and his girlfriend. GlaxoSmithKline is accused of funnelling up to three billion yuan (HK$3.8 billion) through travel agencies to bribe doctors to prescribe its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556678/ensure-fair-trial-gsk-probe-pair-foreign-correspondents-club-urges
  5. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Libyan torture victim seeks to overturn British court ruling

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by Reuters

    ... in China, before being transferred to Malaysia and then moved to Thailand. He was handed over to CIA agents, acting on a tip-off from MI6, and flown via the British island of Diego Garcia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557030/libyan-torture-victim-seeks-overturn-british-court-ruling
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US Congress pokes Beijing with ‘Liu Xiaobo Plaza’ Washington embassy address proposal

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:23am by Reuters

    ... it can play a significant role in pressuring China to release political prisoners and open up," he said. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ... Reuters in Beijing China may soon have an unhappy address for its embassy in Washington. The House Appropriations Committee has included in its next year State Department budget a proposal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540182/chinese-embassy-may-find-itself-1-liu-xiaobo-plaza-us-congress-tables
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Clinton gives inside account of US turmoil after helping blind activist Chen Guangcheng

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:15am by AFP

    ... in China. “It was like throwing fuel on the political fire,” Clinton said of Chen’s remarks, saying that her aides had negotiated the initial deal in accordance with the activist’s own wishes. ... Agence France-Presse in Washington But ex-US secretary of state says why it was important to help Chen despite 'political fire' Hillary Clinton in her new book passionately ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529141/clinton-reveals-how-blind-activist-chen-guangcheng-changed-tune-after-us
  8. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN chides Iran over juvenile executions

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... for similar offences. Four "political prisoners" from the Kurdish minority were also at imminent risk of execution, Pillay said. They were convicted in 2010 on charges of moharebeh (enmity against God) and mofsid fil arz (corruption on earth) after trials that fell short of international fair trial standards, she said. At least six political prisoners were among more than 250 people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541349/un-chides-iran-over-juvenile-executions
  9. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Spanish High Court dismisses China human rights cases

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... perpetrators. China bristled in February when a Spanish judge issued arrest orders for former top Chinese officials as part of investigations into a 2006 human rights complaint by a Tibetan-Spanish monk ... those with insufficient links to Spain. The government has denied that the new law was a response to complaints from China. The High Court dismissed the case brought by the monk, as well ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539427/spain-high-court-dismisses-china-rights-cases
  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tibetan writer placed under house arrest 'over dinner invite from John Kerry's delegation'

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights advocate believes her acceptance of a meeting with the US delegation visiting China was the cause of couple's house arrest A well-known Tibetan writer said today that she and her husband have been placed under house arrest in Beijing as China plays host to US State Secretary John Kerry for the latest round of US-China talks. Tsering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550271/tibetan-writer-placed-under-house-arrest-over-dinner-invite-us-official

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