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  1. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Western powers 'outraged' after China convicts Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 02:19pm by AFP

    ... politics in China at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said other Uygur intellectuals would be "really disappointed" by the sentence. "They will have to wonder why he ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing US and European leaders and experts call for Tohti's immediate release Outraged Western powers have rounded on China over a life sentence handed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1599461/western-powers-outraged-after-china-convicts-uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti
  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Protesters' sex abuse claims highlighted at UN meeting

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Joyce Ng

    ... of violence against domestic helpers. The delegation of eight NGOs and one political party was making an oral presentation about women's rights in Hong Kong at the informal meeting ... mass sit-ins in Mong Kok and Causeway Bay. Hong Kong and mainland China are subject to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, a UN treaty. Governments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620844/protesters-sex-abuse-claims-highlighted-un-meeting
  3. 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

    ... The Intermediate People’s Court of Urumqi on Tuesday handed down a surprisingly harsh punishment of life in prison for separatism. Western leaders and experts responded to the sentence saying China ... to be retribution for Professor Tohti’s peaceful efforts to promote human rights for China’s ethnic Uygur citizens,” he said. In response, state media on Wednesday also released selections of articles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1600354/ilham-tohtis-separatist-videos-released-chinese-state-media-after
  4. 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
  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:18pm by AFP, AP

    ... University, he spoke openly about problems with China’s ethnic policies. Authorities have blamed the deadly conflicts in Xinjiang on terrorists seeking a separate state, and have accused Tohti ... an attack by Uighurs outside a train station killed 31 people in the southern city of Kunming. Maya Wang, China researcher for Human Rights Watch, wrote on Twitter on Friday that Tohti faced between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1591636/uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti-go-trial-separatism-week-says-lawyer
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing police detain writer Huang Zerong, or Tieliu, 81

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by AP

    ... using coercion and detentions to suppress dissent. Huang's detention probably makes him "China's oldest suspect for 'picking quarrels and provoking trouble'," Liu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1593449/beijing-police-detain-writer-huang-zerong-or-tieliu-81
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese rights lawyer grilled by police over meetings with US envoy, ‘insults’ to officials

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:07pm by Reuters

    ... is politically motivated. Many human rights activists have said the charges against Pu were meant to silence a fierce critic of the ruling Communist Party. China has stepped up a crackdown on dissent, ... human rights lawyer about meetings with the former US ambassador to China, his alleged “insults” against senior officials and his frequent trips to Japan, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Pu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577646/rights-lawyer-pu-zhiqiang-grilled-police-over-meetings-us-envoy
  8. 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
  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    'He can't eat or talk': Gao Zhisheng's wife horrifed by state of his health after jail

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 08:38pm by AP

    ... denouncing the torture he said he had suffered. Geng and Gao’s attorney Jarod Genser are asking that he be allowed to leave China and join his wife and two children in California. His family fled China in 2009 and won political asylum in the United States. “He’s been in a small cell that’s dimly lit with no natural light,” Genser said. “The guards had strict instructions to not talk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575050/he-cant-eat-or-talk-gao-zhishengs-wife-horrifed-state-his-health-after
  10. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Slaughter by Ethan Gutmann Prometheus Books Pity anyone who enters China's penal system for any reason. Even "prisoners of conscience"- Uygurs, Tibetans, ... and political captives apparently lose their "retail organs" to transplant tourists from countries including France and Japan. A harvested kidney fetches about US$62,000, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574190/book-review-slaughter-ethan-gutmann

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