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  1. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Spanish High Court dismisses China human rights cases

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... issued by crusading Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon. Britain ended up returning Pinochet to Chile, citing health reasons, and he was not put on trial in Spain. In March Spain’s centre-right ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Transgender refugee goes through 'hell' in Hong Kong to be recognised as a woman

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... refugees in the city, she relies on minimal provisions by NGOs, is barred from paid jobs and has very limited rights to education and health care. "I don't have a coin in my pocket," ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Inquiry into activist Cao Shunli's death sought

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:13am by Verna Yu

    ... rapid decline in health since she last saw her client alive on January 28. Cao looked thin and fatigued, but did not appear in grave danger, Wang said. By the time authorities sent Cao ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights activist Cao Shunli near death due to 'neglect in prison'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... acts" in refusing to give Cao medical treatment, resulting in her malnutrition and deterioration in health. Hundreds of activists along with Cao had urged officials to reply to their requests ...

  5. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xia, Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s wife, awaiting hospital treatment: family friends

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 02:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... declined to comment on the nature of Liu’s illness. “Her physical health is bad, as is her mental state,” he said. Liu Xia has been under house arrest without formal charges ever since her husband ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xia, wife of China’s jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, hospitalised

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:59am by Reuters

    ... environment that she’s been placed in, having been put under house arrest for so many years, is the main reason (for her worsening health), and they thought that going overseas was the only way ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    EU ‘seriously concerned’ about China crackdown on rights activists

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 07:26pm by Reuters

    ... that the European Union is concerned about the health of some prominent human rights defenders and their families, who are under house arrest or imprisoned and are not receiving independent medical ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Work ban on refugees in Hong Kong could bring danger to society

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Thomas Chan

    ... their time meaningfully and productively damaged refugees' mental health and added to feelings of social isolation, depression and hopelessness. "People feel they have been reduced ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China to phase out use of executed prisoners' organs for transplants

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 04:23pm by Reuters

    ... of harvesting organs from dead inmates, saying it “tarnishes the image of China”. The health ministry will begin enforcing the use of organs from voluntary donors allocated through a fledging national programme at a meeting set to be held in November, former deputy health minister Huang Jiefu, who still heads the ministry’s organ transplant office, said. “I am confident that before long all ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Disabled rights activist Ni Yulan freed from jail and vows to seek redress

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 06:52pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... and the European Union, said her health was poor. The left side of Ni's neck is swollen and the family believes it is a suspected neck tumor. "After the sentence, they've not allowed me ...




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