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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chief Executive CY Leung demands retraction of 'defamatory' article

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Chief executive's lawyers call on HK newspaper to withdraw 'defamatory' article, but he sparks new storm over free speech and rights ... journalists, human rights activists and pan-democratic lawmakers who feared his action could undermine free speech. Leung said in a statement: "I have all along respected freedom of speech ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing blasts Macau's planned Occupy-style referendum as 'invalid and unconstitutional'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:19pm by Reuters

    ... the world's biggest gambling centre. Both enjoy wide-ranging autonomy and free speech not permitted on the mainland. “An administrative region has no authority to establish a system of referendum ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Survey puts social order ahead of freedoms, in blow to Occupy Central

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Tony Cheung

    ... of free speech, a survey found. The results of the Hong Kong Institute of Education poll were released as the head of Beijing's local liaison office was quoted as saying that the Occupy ... freedom of speech, while 41 per cent held an opposite view. The margin for error of the survey results was plus or minus 3.1 per cent. The pollster, Professor Chou Kee-lee, associate head ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-Occupy group’s hotline for reporting student strikes branded ‘white terror’

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:57pm by Peter So and Jeffie Lam

    ... should be free to decide whether they would participate in class boycotts. Tommy Cheung Sau-yin, of the Federation of Students, said students' rights and free speech should be respected ... the discussions of different social issues impartially and critically. The Professional Teachers' Union urged the alliance to drop the plan. "We believe the education sector should be free from ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    China should 'repudiate June 4', says party official jailed over Tiananmen

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... for his countrymen, who had been deprived of free speech for more than two decades. The silencing of dissident voices had disastrous consequences, he said. "If you cover the mouths ... blamed the barring of free speech after June 4 for the rampant corruption, inequality, environmental degradation and moral crises of today. And paramount leader Deng, he said, should have ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Art of Controversy, by Victor Navasky

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Dwight Garner

    ... the World." The caricature was too much for The New York Review, but Navasky, a free-speech absolutist, was delighted to have it for The Nation. He was delighted until much of his staff revolted, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Thousands could face court over Leung slur

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, LAUREN HO

    ... Cheung added. Among visitors to the Labour Party booth in Victoria Park, one civil engineer, who asked not to be named, said: "Free speech is a value that is highly treasured in Hong Kong. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chris Patten and former British judge back rule of law in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by Stuart Lau, Vivienne Chow and Tanna Chong

    ... and worries about diminishing free speech and press freedom. "Even when you reported things about me suggesting that I was awful, I would always defend the right of the Hong Kong press to report freely and fairly on what's happening in the city," Patten told assembled journalists at the Maritime Museum. "Hong Kong's liberal society and free press, autonomous ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Class boycott splits Anglicans and Catholics

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by JEFFIE LAM, SHIRLEY ZHAO AND PETER SO

    ... issued guidelines on boycotts yesterday. While the union would not actively encourage underage pupils to strike, it said the rights of children to free speech and assembly should be respected. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fears of violence as Falun Gong and foes clash over banners

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Gong was a lawful organisation and had the right to free speech. He said he was more disturbed by the fact that the police did not intervene when disturbances between the two groups occurred. ...




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