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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Think carefully before amending anti-discrimination laws

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Tread carefully with equality laws Few public consultations have drawn as much attention as the one on anti-discrimination laws. The four-month review by the Equal Opportunities Commission ended with a staggering 100,000 submissions, putting it on a par with issues like universal suffrage and the national security law. The heated response underlines ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EQUALITY

    Flood of responses on anti-discrimination law amendments will delay results

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 04:12am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Anti-discrimination response a flood An unprecedented flood of submissions on planned amendments to anti-discrimination laws will delay results ... chairman Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said yesterday. He said extra part-time staff had been hired to cope with the workload. The consultation seeks views on how the four anti-discrimination laws ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RIGHTS

    Flood of responses crashes discrimination law website

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... received Flood of responses crashes discrimination law website The deadline for submissions on a controversial review of Hong Kong's discrimination law has been extended to the end ... in the review. She said it would provide a proper platform for the new migrants to ask for help in the face of discrimination. The commission expects the collected opinions to be compiled into a report ...

  4. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court to rule on housing discrimination law

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Judges will consider whether people suing over racial discrimination need to prove intent Housing law challenged in Supreme Court The United States Supreme Court agreed to decide whether people suing for housing discrimination must prove they were victims of intentional bias, in a case that may give long-sought protection to the lending industry. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DISCRIMINATION

    Equality official under fire for helping church to oppose reform of anti-discrimination laws

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 06:25pm by Jennifer Ngo, Amy Nip

    ... probe over church remarks A top official at the equality watchdog has been stripped of his role in a review of anti-discrimination laws after it was reported he organised members of his church ... facilitators' impartiality in our Discrimination Law Reform public consultation". Chok's views did not reflect those of the EOC, she said, adding that the body was trying to find out exactly ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Discrimination law review will cover broad range of issues

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:25am by LETTERS

    ... Discrimination law review will cover broad range of issues I refer to Michael Chugani's Public Eye column (" Outlawing the 'L-word'? What about the rest? " July 16). The discrimination law review by the Equal Opportunities Commission is not intended to look only at the issues related to mainland Chinese, nor is it aimed at providing this group with any ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY

    Gays and mainlanders in spotlight as Hong Kong launches discrimination law review

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 07:33pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Wider anti-discrimination laws eyed A public consultation has been launched on extending anti-discrimination laws to protect, among others, mainlanders, ... for equal rights," he said. The law against sex discrimination does not cover bias on grounds of sexual orientation, while that against racial bias does not cover discrimination against people ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Don't neglect transsexuals in talks on discrimination law, say activists

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Activists don't want transsexuals, transgenders to be neglected in anti-discrimination-law talks Transsexuals left out in rights debate Legislation banning prejudice against sexual minorities should not neglect the unique needs of transsexuals, activists say. There has been a growing clamour this year for a law banning discrimination ...

  9. Gays miss out on discrimination law

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Discrimination is an easy charge to make, especially if the person making the accusation is from the gay community. There are, after all, no specific laws in Hong Kong protecting ... to hold a public gathering and take to the streets. Those rights are protected by law, regardless of who we are. If there is a feeling of discrimination, a decision can be challenged- through ...

  10. A real world city needs a racial discrimination law

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Harris

    .... Thirty-nine years later, it still does not have a law against such discrimination. This is the background against which concern is being expressed at the United Nations about obvious gaps in the Race ... broken no laws. Such discrimination is not only morally outrageous, it is also directly opposed to the essence of good modern business practice, which is recruiting the best person for the job. ...




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