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  1. News - China Insider - DISSENT

    Timeline: activist's list of Chinese political arrests shows crackdown is gathering pace

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 02:18pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... the new administration’s stance towards dissent". In December last year, Xi raised hopes of some political reform when he pledged to uphold the constitution. China's constitution ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Ma Ying-jeou says Beijing must be prudent in handling dissent

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Ma says Beijing must be prudent in handling dissent Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou called on Beijing to be "very prudent" in handling dissenting voices in Hong Kong over the city's political reform, saying Taiwan's public was watching the city's democratic development. "The mainland should let ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students march to CY Leung's door as dissent grows

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by Peter So, Tony Cheung and Samuel Chan

    ... Peter So, Tony Cheung and Samuel Chan We will force him to respond, vow students, as classroom boycott organiser threatens to escalate action in civil-disobedience campaign Students march to Leung's dooras dissent grows Students staging a classroom boycott marched to Government House last night in an escalation of the civil-disobedience campaign against Beijing's restrictive ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt is using jail without trial as a way of stifling dissent, say critics

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Alexandria Lawyers say unlimited 'preventive detention' is being used as punishment to crush opposition Jail without trial Egypt's way of 'silencing critics' In his white prison uniform, Sherif Farag was fo ...

  5. Lifestyle

    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Plans for extensive construction in north Lantau to exploit the Zhuhai-Macau link is stirring dissent among residents and conservationists, writes Elaine Yau A bridge too far The first phase of Tung Chung new town opened in late 1997, but it was 13 years before basic facilities such as a public library and sports centre were built for residents. So you might think Lam ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing plays on people’s fear to stop dissent as June 4 nears

    Posted May 30th 2014, 09:09pm by Chang Ping

    ... at home to crack down on dissent. As the Chinese economy grows to lead the world, its new generation of leaders might like to pretend they don't care about global opinion but- for now ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Call for more malls sparks dissent

    Posted May 09th 2014, 03:36am by Amy Nip, Johnny Tam

    ... Amy Nip and Johnny Tam Rural leader believes revamped North District could offer alternative to city centre for tourists Call for more malls sparks dissent A rural leader's call for more shopping malls in the North District to cater for mainland tourists has won little initial support from residents and green groups. Sheung Shui rural committee chairman Hau Chi-keung has ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Chinese dissenters dying in jail is a disgrace

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:09am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Dissenters dying in jail is a disgrace You break it, you own it. If mainland authorities insist on their right to arrest and jail people for merely expressing ... elected governments in the West. Don't believe it? Check the numbers. But letting dissenters languish in jail and die through neglect in no way furthers China's cause. At the moment, ...

  9. News - China - DISSENT

    Arrest of academic Uygur Ilham Tohti shows gloves are off when it comes to dissent

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 07:54pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Arrest of outspoken scholar shows Xinjiang's former Mr Nice Guy party boss is now adopting a hard line on dissent in his restive province Gloves off when it comes to Uygurs The detention of outspoken Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti shows Beijing has moved from a carrot and stick approach in the restive region to a crackdown on any dissent ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing's increasingly heavy-handed response to maintain stability

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Chang Ping

    ... Chang Ping Chang Ping says two recent heavy-handed displays of power to quell relatively minor protests show the authorities are ramping up efforts to maintain stability, and would not hesitate to quash any sign of dissent Targeted response Before the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008, the most serious public incident in Chengdu was the protest against the setting up of a petrochemical ...




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