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  1. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    'I'd rather face death in Somalia than be destitute in Hong Kong', says asylum seeker

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Rather the threat of death than meagre existence as an asylum seeker, persecuted newsman says Journalist forgoes HK life on breadline for Somali war ... "If I will starve to death here, I would rather go back to Somalia and die at home." Hussein has already cheated death once- after he was kidnapped by Islamist insurgents ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

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

    ... are apparently plundered while half-alive when their body parts work better. Falun Gong organs are prized because- unlike hepatitis-racked death-row hoods- practitioners exercise religiously and stay ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Inquiry into activist Cao Shunli's death sought

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:13am by Verna Yu

    ... into activist's death sought Two mainland rights lawyers yesterday urged the government to allow an independent investigation into the death of detained activist Cao Shunli, who died in a Beijing hospital last week after being repeatedly denied medical treatment. Cao's lawyer, Wang Yu, said in an interview that the authorities must explain the circumstances which led up to her death after ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US 'deeply disturbed' by death of Chinese dissident Cao Shunli

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Death of activist disturbing, US says The United States is “deeply disturbed” by reports of the death of prominent Chinese human rights activist Cao Shunli, detained in September for staging sit-ins at the country’s foreign ministry, the State Department said on Saturday. The news of her death came on Friday, soon after the start of a session in Geneva of the U.N. ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights activist Cao Shunli near death due to 'neglect in prison'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Activist near death due to 'neglect in prison' Human rights activist Cao Shunli, detained in September for staging sit-ins at the Foreign Ministry, is suffering from an organ failure and has only a few days to live after being denied medical treatment in detention, a close friend said yesterday. "Yesterday at 10am, the hospital told ...

  6. 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 of Razieh Ebrahimi has once again brought into stark focus the unacceptable use of the death penalty against juvenile offenders in Iran," she said. Ebrahimi was married at 14 and gave birth ...

  7. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rising hate speech in Europe could breed violence, UN rights chief warns

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:51pm by NYT

    ... in honour of the museum victims. "I don't think there are religions worthy of the name that preach the death of innocent people," said the chief rabbi of Brussels, Albert Guigui. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hongkongers urged to be 'vigilant' on city’s eroding press freedom

    Posted May 28th 2014, 01:27pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... itself to be boiled to death. We should not allow the water to be gently brought to boiling point," Amnesty International secretary general Salil Shetty said. Speaking at a forum on press ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Dissident held over Li Wangyang death moved to secret location

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... charged with "inciting subversion of state power" following the death of democracy activist Li Wangyang was placed under "residential surveillance" at an undisclosed location ... a dozen of Li's associates to speak out about Li's suspicious death in June, raising fears that others in similar detention or under house arrest could face the same fate. Li, 62, ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Sichuan quake activist Tan Zuoren defiant after release from prison

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:33pm by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Sichuan quake activist freed from jail Activist Tan Zuoren, who was jailed for five years after investigating the deaths of thousands of children in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, was released yesterday, said two fellow rights campaigners, although his whereabouts remained unknown. Tan was released from a jail in Yaan, Sichuan, at about 6am and has been ...




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