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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tibetan writer placed under house arrest 'over dinner invite from John Kerry's delegation'

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights advocate believes her acceptance of a meeting with the US delegation visiting China was the cause of couple's house arrest A well-known Tibetan writer said today that she and her husband have been placed under house arrest in Beijing as China plays host to US State Secretary John Kerry for the latest round of US-China talks. Tsering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550271/tibetan-writer-placed-under-house-arrest-over-dinner-invite-us-official
  2. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Woman finds an SOS note in her trousers from a 'Chinese prisoner'

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 07:20pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... the tip of the iceberg,” Corrigan said. “There is no excuse for any UK company to be profiting from forced labour in Chinese prisons. “They should be monitoring their supply chains and terminating contracts when they discover abuses. The [British] government should now amend its Modern Day Slavery Bill to require companies to keep their supply chains free of such abuses.” In a June 25 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1541838/woman-finds-sos-note-her-trousers-chinese-prisoner
  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US Congress pokes Beijing with ‘Liu Xiaobo Plaza’ Washington embassy address proposal

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:23am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China may soon have an unhappy address for its embassy in Washington. The House Appropriations Committee has included in its next year State Department budget a proposal ... after Liu won, and put his wife under house arrest. The amendment, proposed by Republican congressman Frank Wolf, says the new name should apply for US postal code purposes. The embassy’s street ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540182/chinese-embassy-may-find-itself-1-liu-xiaobo-plaza-us-congress-tables
  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Forced to go five-star: How China sends dissidents on all-expenses paid trips to keep them quiet

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... she accuses of demolishing her house without any compensation. In 2011 police and court staff announced they and her family were going on a trip to Hainan- a place of internal exile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540832/forced-go-five-star-how-china-sends-dissidents-all-expenses-paid-trips
  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Push for 'Liu Xiaobo Street' gains traction as proposal sent to US Congress

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:40pm by AFP

    ... the draft resolution said. Provocative or symbolic? China has censored any mention of the Nobel after Liu won, and put his wife under house arrest. After US lawmakers proposed the street renaming ... the District of Columbia's non-voting delegate in the House of Representatives, has joined both Republicans and fellow Democrats in supporting the renaming of the street for Liu. Norton ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536092/us-congress-asked-rename-washington-embassy-row-liu-xiaobo-street
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Lawyer denied bail after detention ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:46pm by AP

    ... of activists detained or placed under house arrest across the country as part of the authorities’ expansive efforts to deter any commemoration of the anniversary. Several other people who attended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529171/ai-weiwei-lawyer-denied-bail-after-detention-ahead-tiananmen-anniversary
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Clinton gives inside account of US turmoil after helping blind activist Chen Guangcheng

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:15am by AFP

    ... when the talks almost fell apart. Chen, who enraged authorities by exposing forced abortions and sterilisations under China’s one-child-only policy, escaped from house arrest in April 2012 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529141/clinton-reveals-how-blind-activist-chen-guangcheng-changed-tune-after-us
  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Australia seeks release of Chinese-born artist held in Beijing

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:23am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... years, as police round up activists who had received no more than warnings in the past. Since early May, the authorities have detained or put under house arrest dozens of people, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1524358/australia-seeks-release-chinese-born-artist-held-beijing
  9. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hongkongers urged to be 'vigilant' on city’s eroding press freedom

    Posted May 28th 2014, 01:27pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... would be a bit short-sighted for any media house to start curbing the truth," he said. "At the end of the day, that's what the public are interested in, knowing what the facts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520280/hongkongers-urged-be-vigilant-citys-eroding-press-freedom
  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN panel blasts Hong Kong for ignoring the rights of new immigrants, maids

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:19am by Phila Siu and Jennifer Ngo

    ... follow a meeting in Geneva last week. They highlighted discrimination against new immigrants from the mainland, as well as the housing situation and poverty issues. All obstacles to family ... before having to leave. "The observations went into detail about discrimination against mainlanders, poverty, and housing issues new mainland immigrants suffer," said Sze Lai-shan from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520082/un-panel-blasts-hong-kong-ignoring-rights-new-immigrants-maids

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