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  1. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Gay teachers banned from International Christian School in Sha Tin

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry 'Morality job contract' draws criticism, including from Anglican Church, for discriminatory stance Christian school seeks 'role models', bans gay teachers A Christian school has imposed a ban on gay teachers under a controversial "morality contract", drawing criticism from activists and from a senior Anglican churchman. The International ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Gao Zhisheng's wife wants him to seek treatment in US after 'horrific torture' in Chinese jail

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:34pm by AFP

    ... defended some of China’s most vulnerable people such as underground Christians, aggrieved miners and members of the banned Falungong spiritual movement, was released last week after serving ...

  3. 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, Christians and Falun Gong members- are systematically slaughtered inside, according to investigator Ethan Gutmann, whose expose rests on interviews with top police officials, doctors who have killed ...

  4. 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. ... helped the three leave China via Southeast Asia. Zhang, who led the Nanle County Christian Church in the central province of Henan, was sentenced this month to 12 years in prison on charges ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of freed rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng fears husband tortured

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:26pm by Verna Yu

    ... by the authorities in 2005 after he accused the government of persecuting members of the banned Falun Gong sect and underground Christians. He was given a suspended three-year sentence with five years' ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong lawmaker to help expat missionary detained in North Korea

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:11am by Christy Choi

    ... labour in jail after being convicted of planning to overthrow the North Korean government. Kwok, a Christian, has provided legal assistance to dissidents on the mainland- including Christians ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist Hu Jia accepts he faces jail again after latest police questioning

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Verna Yu

    ... as his support for the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader. Hu said he was also interrogated about his links to members of the Beijing house church Shengai, or Holy Love, Christian ...

  8. 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

    ... of Christian Action's Chungking Mansions service centre for refugees and asylum seekers, said the government should provide claimants with food vouchers that could be used in supermarkets, ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng to join conservative US think tank

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 09:28am by Reuters in New York

    ... Tellez says is guided by Catholic principles, is best known for its articles and studies opposing abortion, stem-cell research and same-sex marriage. Bob Fu, who runs a Christian activist group ... is not a Christian, would not be expected to espouse or even share Witherspoon’s views on social issues. “I do not know Mr Chen’s views on same-sex marriage,” Tellez said. “I never asked him. I don’t intend ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Work ban on refugees in Hong Kong could bring danger to society

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Thomas Chan

    ... to another country and torture claimants are banned from doing paid or unpaid work. Julee Allen, manager of Christian Action's humanitarian services department, said being unable to occupy ...




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