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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1557103/discrimination-law-review-will-cover-broad-range-issues
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong society must unite against discrimination

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:16pm by YAN-YAN YIP

    ... paying attention to another important issue- equal opportunities. The Equal Opportunities Commission is conducting a comprehensive review of our discrimination laws. In July, it released ... covered in the consultation. The review covers the four current discrimination ordinances (on sex, disability, family status and race), and also the role, power and constitutional arrangements ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1584984/hong-kong-society-must-unite-against-discrimination
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hongkongers should back improved legal protection against discrimination

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 12:01pm by SU-MEI THOMPSON

    ... Su-Mei Thompson Su-Mei Thompson rallies the public to back proposed changes to Hong Kong's discrimination laws that will improve rights protection for all Support act The Equal Opportunities Commission has launched a public consultation on its review of Hong Kong's discrimination laws. So far, the most vociferous responses have come from the anti-mainland lobby and from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581402/hongkongers-should-back-improved-legal-protection-against-discrimination
  4. Comment - Letters

    Government must respect the law and end discrimination on basis of sexual orientation

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Government must respect the law and end discrimination I filed a judicial review against the government for maintaining a different age of consent between two men and a man ... was unconstitutional. This happened in 2005. Last week, the Department of Justice submitted documents to the Legislative Council finally proposing to amend the dead laws. While I welcome such a proposal, it is, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1391365/government-must-respect-law-and-end-discrimination-basis-sexual
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't use the law to discriminate against domestic workers

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by BEAU LEFLER

    ... Beau Lefler Beau Lefler says the courts should uphold principle of equality before law Laws that oppress the weak are a poor servant of justice In Hong Kong, people enthuse over the "rule of law" and its long-standing presence here. It is the cause of our economic miracle and social stability, and is purportedly the main difference between us and the mainland. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1199573/dont-use-law-discriminate-against-domestic-workers
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fighting prejudice is a long-term battle

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of anti-discrimination legislation last month. The fact that some 1,000 submissions were received in the first part of a four-month consultation underlines the heated response in the community. The watchdog ... some of which apparently stems from misconception or bias. For instance, critics say outlawing discrimination against mainlanders will provoke locals and fuel more cross-border tension. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575677/fighting-prejudice-long-term-battle
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to redress inequalities in Hong Kong's rape laws

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Surya Deva

    ... Surya Deva Surya Deva says the shocking case in Delhi should also spur us to act Rewrite HK's rape laws to advance gender equality The recent gang rape of a 23-year-old student ... However, this change has also made women an easier target of rape and other kinds of sexual discrimination, because the infrastructure as well as legal and moral norms required to protect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1123128/time-redress-inequalities-hong-kongs-rape-laws
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing has failed to honour its promise to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 06:03pm by MICHAEL DAVIS

    ... in accordance with law". Such law includes the non-discrimination and free speech guarantees in the Basic Law. The UN Human Rights Committee charged with interpreting the covenant's language ... Michael Davis Michael Davis says the pan-democrats have every reason to reject any political reform proposal based on a Standing Committee decision that clearly violates the Basic Law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1584488/beijing-has-failed-honour-its-promise-hong-kong
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's new budget law can modernise governance

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 02:18pm by Hu Shuli

    ... Hu Shuli Hu Shuli hails the guiding principles behind the changes which are in line with the third plenum's call for a rules-based and open system New budget law has the potential to modernise Chinese governance Three recent items of news deserve attention. First, the revisions to the Budget Law were passed late last month. Second, in a speech this month marking the 60th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1594568/chinas-new-budget-law-can-modernise-governance
  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's anti-money-laundering laws make a mockery out of justice

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Our anti-laundering laws are a travesty "I immediately realised I was being hired … to hide the source and beneficiaries of shady transactions potentially worth ... evaluation. Hong Kong had best ready itself. We practice a gross breach of one of its most fundamental principles of rule of law And Hong Kong has. We have found an easy way to score high ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1593408/hong-kongs-anti-money-laundering-laws-makes-mockery-out-justice

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