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  1. Cyber-dissident may soon taste freedom

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... said Frank Lu, director of the Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. 'The authorities want to save face,' he said. Ms Liu has refused to admit to any ...

  2. How to restore people's confidence

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... the community clearly feels pressure on freedom of speech; and the incidents have attracted much international media attention. The public naturally expects the Tung administration to respond. It is significant that even the Hong Kong edition of the China Daily has criticised its inaction. The rule of law and freedom of information flow are strong pillars supporting Hong Kong's international ...

  3. Religious mission raises scepticism

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Bishop Zen describes the visit as more or less a waste of time The visiting US Commission on International Religious Freedom will leave Hong Kong today after a five-day ... to the mainland, was also criticised by some of the people it met. They included Catholic Bishop Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, who questioned the sincerity of the US in pushing for religious freedom in China. ...

  4. Free-speech claims 'bid to tarnish HK patriots'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... yesterday during a debate in the Legislative Council on freedom of speech. They accused them of fabricating claims to smear the pro-Beijing camp surrounding the decision of three radio talk-show hosts to leave the airways. Pro-democracy legislators, in return, turned on the mainland authorities and their Hong Kong allies, saying the recent series of events had shown that freedom ...

  5. HK relishes freedom to debate Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by John Carney, Verna Yu

    ... joint rallies to support Liu ahead of the award ceremony in Norway. Salil Shetty, the secretary general of Amnesty International, yesterday hailed Hong Kong for its freedom and said the city ... held to demand his freedom. Two small local groups- Concern China Centre and Southern Democratic Alliance- have launched an on-line campaign to encourage people from different countries ...

  6. US, Asean call for freedom of navigation

    Posted Sep 26th 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... Kristin Jones in New York and Greg Torode Southeast Asian leaders and US President Barack Obama formally demanded freedom of navigation in the South China Sea- which China claims as its ... in America and only the second of its kind. In the joint communique, the leaders stated the 'importance of regional peace and stability, maritime security, unimpeded commerce, and freedom ...

  7. Key to TT riches lies with in-form South African duo

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison A mouth-watering jackpot of $11.6 million adds plenty of interest to the mixed meeting at Sha Tin tomorrow night and the in-form South African partnership of David Ferraris and Anthony Delpech can provide key assistance in the middle pin with progressive sprinter Firm Offer. Like so many in Ferraris's yard this term, Firm Offer has gone from strength to strength ...

  8. Bush urges freedom of speech and religion

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei US President George W. Bush grasped the opportunity while dedicating the new embassy in Beijing yesterday to call for freedom of speech and religion. 'We must... continue to be candid about our belief that all people should have the freedom to say what they think and worship as they choose,' Mr Bush said in his dedication speech, addressing an audience ...

  9. Sars whistle-blower wins freedom

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the doctor's freedom. 'The release is not a coincidence. It is to give face to Dr Rice because she has been concerned about him,' he said. 'He now has physical freedom but not political freedom. It is not much different from the past. He can't say or write anything or join any groups.' There was no mention of Dr Jiang's innocence because doing so would mean ...

  10. Under attack, Ronny Tong worries about freedom of speech

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of freedom of speech in the city after an executive councillor slammed his comments in a Chinese-language newspaper. Mr Tong was referring to an open letter by Executive Councillor Leung Chun-ying ... said. 'I don't know what is happening... everybody keeps saying there is freedom of speech in Hong Kong but every time somebody speaks their mind, what they say gets twisted and put ...




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