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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist jailed 18 months for June 4 protest bid

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:09am by AFP

    ... dissidents. Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years in jail for the crime in 2009 after circulating a petition calling for political reforms including democratic elections. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Report slams Hong Kong for 'narrow, fragmented laws' that fail to stop human trafficking

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... anti-human-trafficking law, relying instead on several measures to deal with the problem- the Crimes Ordinance, Immigration Ordinance and the Offences Against the Person Ordinance. A Security Bureau spokesman ...

  4. 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

    ... reporters. Under a bill introduced last month by the Popular Party, judges will be able to investigate crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide only if the suspect is a Spanish national, ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese workers forced into wartime labour sue Japan firms for damages

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:17pm by Reuters

    ... for crimes against humanity over the use of forced labour – a practice later outlawed in France – to build a 500-kilometre railway line in Congo in the 1920s. They used conscripted labour and about ...

  6. 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

    ... his alleged crime was "much more serious" than Xu's and he could receive a jail term three times longer than his. Xu was last month jailed for four years on the charge ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xia, wife of China’s jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, hospitalised

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:59am by Reuters

    ... has not been convicted of any crime, Liu Xia is rarely allowed out of her home, except for occasional visits to her husband and family. She is almost never permitted visitors. Ye Du, a writer ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Human misery, whether in Syria or North Korea, stains our conscience

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:40am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... civilians, including children, goes on, aided and abetted by powerful governments. Across the world, another tyrannical regime was accused this week in a United Nations report of widespread crimes ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Spanish judge orders arrest of China's former president Jiang Zemin

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 09:39am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... of a probe into alleged genocide in Tibet. High Court Judge Ismael Moreno ordered Interpol to issue the arrest warrants for the five for genocide, torture and crimes against humanity as part ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing detains prominent Uygur academic

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 05:52pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Ilham Tohti detained 'under suspicion of committing crimes and violating the law' China has criminally detained a prominent Uygur academic ... been “criminally detained” because he was “under suspicion of committing crimes and violating the law”, suggesting he is likely to face criminal charges. No details were provided. Tohti, 45, ...




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