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  1. Business - China Business

    China vows fairness in monopoly probes

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China vows fairness in monopoly probes Beijing says its anti-monopoly law does not discriminate between foreign and domestic firms as big-name overseas ... such investigations were also common practice internationally. "Looking back at the past six years after the anti-monopoly law took effect, both domestic and foreign firms have been probed according ...

  2. News - World - SOCIETY

    WHO says a third of world’s women are victims from domestic violence

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... with tough, forward-looking laws many women were the victims of discrimination, violence and a lack of adequate access to health and legal services. "Early identification of women and children ... leaders should also change discriminatory laws and institutions that encourage inequality and thus set the stage for more violence. Finally, the authors wrote, governments need to encourage ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    UN agency urges China to drop HIV spa ban

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:22pm by AFP

    ... the proposed rule, which is open for public consultation until next month. “The only value of this draft law is in discriminating against those with Aids,” Yu Fangqiang, director of the Nanjing-based anti-discrimination NGO Justice for All, said. His organisation and five other domestic NGOs are seeking to collaborate on a response, he added. “This law must be changed. All the HIV NGOs know this new rule, ...

  4. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    Elton John speaks out against anti-gay laws at Moscow show

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 07:31am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Elton John condemns anti-gay laws at Moscow show British pop icon Elton John used a concert in Moscow to call on Russia to end discrimination against gays and lesbians, the Interfax news agency reported. The openly gay singer said he was "sad to learn" about a Russian "anti-gay law", which bans what it calls homosexual propaganda ...

  5. News - World - EDUCATION

    Trinity Western University's 'anti-gay' law school approved by Canada

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Christian university that expels students who don't adhere to the Bible set to open law course 'Anti-gay' Canada law school gets nod of approval Canada's first faith-based law school has received preliminary approval from the nation's law societies, despite objections to its seemingly anti-gay policies. Trinity Western ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Beijing condemns Nasa ban on Chinese as 'discrimination'

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 11:01am by AFP, Bloomberg

    ... Nasa's China ban is 'discrimination' Beijing has criticised the US space agency Nasa for what it termed "discriminative action" over a decision to bar Chinese representatives ... at California's Ames Research Centre next month. We find the consequences of this law deplorable and strongly object to banning our Chinese colleagues, or colleagues from any nation Alan Boss ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Top French court rules mayors cannot block gay marriage

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 08:30pm by AFP

    ... to conduct marriages on the basis of sexual orientation. Valls had said that public servants refusing to respect the law would be guilty of discrimination. They could be sentenced to up to five years ... Agence France-Presse in Paris France’s top court ruled on Friday that mayors cannot refuse to conduct gay marriages on the grounds it goes against their beliefs, following a landmark law ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Bob Dylan charged with incitement to hatred over comment about Croats

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 06:22pm by AFP

    ... like Jews can sense Nazi blood and the Serbs can sense Croatian blood." The charge came after the Council of Croats in France filed a complaint about the comments. French media law bars incitement to "discrimination, hatred or violence with regard to a person or group of people on the grounds of their origin or of their membership or non-membership of an ethnic group, a nation, ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China rejects Uygur scholar’s appeal against life sentence

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:08am by AFP

    ... in their homeland of Xinjiang, which has been hit by a wave of violence which the government blames on separatist groups. Rights groups say discrimination and government repression of the Uygurs’ religion ... of Chinese progress in the rule of law”. The United States said it was “deeply disappointed” by the decision to uphold Tohti’s conviction and life sentence in a closed hearing. “His detention ...

  10. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Women film themselves defying Saudi driving ban, but others are deterred

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:22am by AFP, AP, Reuters

    ... while Human Rights Watch called for an end to discrimination. Women who have defied the ban, which is not even enshrined in law, have run into trouble with the authorities in the past. In 1990, ...




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