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  1. Seven detained over relocation protest

    Posted Oct 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... and disturbing order. Human Rights in China said about 85 Shanghai residents were detained in Beijing on September 29 as they tried to petition the central authorities over compensation for leaving ... said, without naming them. Human Rights in China placed the number at more than 10. They said the detained face sentencing or re-education through labour. It claimed some of the 85 people were ...

  2. Jilin internet activist said to be in custody

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An internet activist has been detained in Jilin province for posting material online that was critical of the government, according to a spokesman for a New York-based human rights group. Luo Yongzhong, 36, was taken into custody on June 13 at his flat in Changchun city for allegedly 'endangering state security', said Liu Qing, the president of Human Rights in China ...

  3. Protection of rights to be part of constitution

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The problem is that you can't implement it without an independent judiciary and free media,' he said. His view was echoed by Nicholas Becquelin, research director of Human Rights in China ... Chow Chung-yan But experts say the move is meaningless without an independent judiciary Protection of human rights is to be included in the constitution under a resolution passed ...

  4. Beijing takes first step to protect property, human rights

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... 'guiding principles of the nation' along with the ideology of Marxism, Leninism, Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. Nicolas Becquelin, research director of Human Rights in China, said the inclusion ... property rights and human rights. The Communist Party Central Committee also proposed enshrining former president Jiang Zemin's Theory of the Three Represents in the constitution, along ...

  5. Dissidents and Christians are detained in run-up to Communist Party conference

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rights in China reported. The group's president, Liu Qing, criticised mainland authorities, saying the detentions were a violation of human rights that the government always committed before ... the mainland's latest economic reform strategy and amendments to the constitution are on the agenda. According to Human Rights in China, Beijing police grabbed political dissident Zhang Chunzhu and Ye ...

  6. Rights body attacks attempt to discredit non-violent groups

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu China's move to single out a handful of Uygur individuals and independence organisations that it claims are involved in separatist violence has been criticised by a a rights group. Human Rights in China fears that the rights of the ethnic minority will be further eroded. Nicolas Becquelin, research director at the Hong Kong office of the group, said he was worried ...

  7. Crusading lawyer loses appeal over jail term

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of China'- including a human rights group in the United States. The case has grabbed international attention as a gauge of how the administration of President Hu Jintao might handle human rights ... were also present. According to court documents, Zheng provided information to the New York-based Human Rights in China about a Shanghai workers' protest and an 'internal' ...

  8. Activists held over eviction protest

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the money they receive from developers to evicted tenants and to pocket the rest. According to Human Rights in China, some of the protesters had travelled from Shanghai to participate in the protest ... their anger. Where are our human rights? What kind of a country is the People's Republic of China?' ...

  9. 50 activists behind attempted National Day protest are freed

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 30 to 40 per cent of the money for land development they receive from developers to evicted residents and pocket the rest. The corruption in China's real estate sector is now so serious that President Hu Jintao mentioned the issue in a recent speech. Nicholas Becquelin, research director of Human Rights in China's office in Hong Kong, said he believed top officials were so ...

  10. Land-row lawyer to go on trial tomorrow

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... The trial of prominent Shanghai lawyer Zheng Enchong on charges of 'illegally providing state secrets to entities outside of China' will begin tomorrow, a human rights group ... with human rights groups, overseas journalists and diplomats. The Shanghai No2 Intermediate People's Court would hear the case, which would be closed to the public, New York-based Human Rights ...




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