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  1. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Sakharov human rights award for 'Dr Miracle' leading Congo's war on mass rape

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... crossed because our common humanity calls on us to care for each other," he added. Aid agencies have accused all sides in the conflicts raging in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo ... Agence France-Presse in Kinshasa Sakharov Prize awarded to gynaecologist who has treated tens of thousands of victims 'Dr Miracle' in Congo's war on rape Congolese doctor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1622247/sakharov-human-rights-award-dr-miracle-leading-congos-war-mass-rape
  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Transgender marriage law vetoed by Legco

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by Tony Cheung, Phila Siu

    ... and pan-democratic legislators. The government's Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2014 seeks to revise the Marriage Ordinance after the Court of Final Appeal ruled in July last year that a transgender woman, ... with the ruling. "It does not add any extra requirement apart from the Court of Final Appeal's judgment." However, pan-democrats objected to the bill's requirement that a person must ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622339/legco-vetoes-transgender-marriage-law-minister-accused-not-lobbying
  3. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Protesters' sex abuse claims highlighted at UN meeting

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

    ... by [counter-protest] thugs, yet some reports show that the police released alleged assailants and were gender-blind when handling female protesters." The groups, also including the Democratic Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620844/protesters-sex-abuse-claims-highlighted-un-meeting
  4. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong's gay rights parade takes umbrella as its symbol

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... democratic Hong Kong. The Cantonese word for putting up an umbrella sounds similar to "support", in line with the Chinese-language slogan for the Pride Parade 2014, which translates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621555/hong-kongs-gay-rights-parade-takes-umbrella-its-symbol
  5. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

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

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

    ... years," he said. Liu was sentenced in 2009 after spearheading a bold petition for democratic reforms. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, sparking a vehement reaction from Beijing. "Some ...

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

    We want to work, say asylum seekers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Christy Choi

    ... year, mainly because of the war in Syria, which forced 2.5 million people to flee. Conflicts in South Sudan and the Central African Republic also added to the refugee toll. UN High Commissioner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537181/we-want-work-say-asylum-seekers
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Push for 'Liu Xiaobo Street' gains traction as proposal sent to US Congress

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:40pm by AFP

    ... to the US Congress highlights the unusual relationship between Washington and the federal government, which does not give the capital full democratic representation. Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District of Columbia's non-voting delegate in the House of Representatives, has joined both Republicans and fellow Democrats in supporting the renaming of the street for Liu. Norton ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536092/us-congress-asked-rename-washington-embassy-row-liu-xiaobo-street
  8. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

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

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

    ... report: Former North Korea detainees speak of ordeal “Systemic, widespread and gross human rights violations have been and are being committed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, its ... committed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, its institutions and officials UN Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry on North Korea North Korea refused to co-operate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429621/un-panel-set-expose-north-korea-war-crimes-and-bring-cases-hague-report
  9. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

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

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

    ... of the German National Democratic Party, Udo Voigt, who has said that "Europe is the continent of white people and it should remain that way". She also mentioned French National Front chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530303/rising-hate-speech-europe-could-breed-violence-un-rights-chief-warns
  10. 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

    ... that the police would not issue a letter of no objection to the pro-democratic campaign, which aims to rally protesters to block Central if the government does not come up with a satisfactory plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520090/police-will-follow-rules-handling-occupy-central-campaign-says-police

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