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  1. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN confronts North Korea over crimes against humanity

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 10:54am by AFP

    ... to crimes against humanity. A UN General Assembly committee will vote Tuesday on a resolution drafted by the European Union and Japan condemning human rights abuses in North Korea and calling for a war crimes probe. While North Korea often features on the roster of resolutions targeting pariah states, the latest text has been the focus of intense diplomacy over provisions that could see ...

  2. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN resolution calls for North Korea human rights probe

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York The European Union and Japan have brushed aside warnings from North Korea and presented a United Nations resolution calling for an investigation into the Pyongyang regime for crimes against humanity. The resolution was submitted to a UN General Assembly committee in New York on Thursday despite a major diplomatic push by North Korea to have key ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong's fourth annual SlutWalk stands against sexual violence

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:50am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... of the victims to seek help, report crime and voice out," she said. Statistics for the year to July show police recorded 667 cases of indecent assault in Hong Kong, 208 fewer than in the same period ...

  4. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Malala of Pakistan, Satyarthi of India win Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:35pm by AP

    ... and rehabilitation. He has survived several attempts on his life. "Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains but I will see the end of child ...

  5. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN chides Iran over juvenile executions

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

    ... Ebrahimi is among some 160 people thought to be on death row in Iran for crimes committed before they turned 18, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said. "The imminent execution ... to a child a year later. She says that her husband subjected her to domestic violence. She was arrested in 2010. "Regardless of the circumstances of the crime, the execution of juvenile ...

  6. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Spanish High Court dismisses China human rights cases

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

    ... who accused the former leaders of genocide, torture and crimes against humanity. The investigation was one of a number of human rights cases being carried out by Spanish judges under the country’s recognition of a concept known as universal jurisdiction- the principle that crimes against humanity, torture and genocide can be prosecuted across borders. Spain has been considered ...

  7. 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

    ... for it: “being travelled”. He, 57, had not been charged with any crime, but officers took him 2,300 kilometres to Hainan for 10 days to ensure he was not in the capital for this year’s annual ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US human trafficking report misleading, says Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by DANNY LEE

    ... policies." The government spokesman added: "Notwithstanding the rare occurrence of human trafficking crimes, we recognise the need to maintain our vigilance towards this threat." ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Police will follow the rules in handling Occupy Central campaign, says police watchdog chief

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:19am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... would be under any illusion that if they commit a crime, they don't need to do time," she said.   ...

  10. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    North Korea should face ICC over crimes against humanity, says UN probe

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:02pm by AFP

    ... be brought before an international court for a litany of crimes against humanity that include exterminating, starving and enslaving its population, a UN team said on Monday. A hard-hitting report ... found by the commission constitute crimes against humanity. These are not mere excesses of the state; they are essential components of a political system that has moved far from the ideals ...




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