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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NPC local deputies to push human rights in mainland China

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... who won with the second highest count of 1,387 votes, expressed hope that the nation would make improvements in human rights as its economy grows. "China has improved in human rights ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Newly elected deputies pledge to push human rights and greater legal justice on the mainland NPC locals seek progress Some newly elected local deputies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1108444/npc-local-deputies-push-human-rights-mainland-china
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US report sees human rights ‘disconnect’ in China

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 11:12am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington A US government commission said on Wednesday that China has witnessed a “deepening disconnect” on human rights, with the leadership failing to meet what ... and preserving the status quo than with addressing the grass-roots calls for reform taking place all over China,” it said. The report listed “egregious” human rights abuses in China during a year marked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1058494/us-report-sees-human-rights-disconnect-china
  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Many freed from Beijing's biggest 'black jail'

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO, Shi Jiangtao

    ... Mandy Zuo and Shi Jiangtao Some of those released see the move, on Rule of Law Day, as a sign new leaders intend to curb illegal imprisonment; rights activists doubtful Beijing's ... took it as a signal that the new Communist Party leadership intends to rein in the practice. But some rights activists and lawyers called on authorities to take much more drastic measures, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1098435/many-freed-beijings-biggest-black-jail
  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chen Guangcheng named GQ's rebel of year

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... after escaping house arrest in the Shandong village of Liyi, blind rights activist Chen Guangcheng has been named one of GQ magazine's "men of the year". Specifically, ... instance of the persistent persecution of me and my family," Chen said. "It's also a symbol of the rule of law in China. If Chen had not resisted, he would have been killed. "In ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1090217/chen-guangcheng-named-gqs-rebel-year
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Will 2013 see progress in China's rights protection?

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by JEROME A. COHEN

    ... under the rule of law Cry freedom International Human Rights Day is always a good time to take China's temperature. This year, the country is especially feverish. Amazingly, 63 years after ... China's new leadership will handle the prosecutions of ordinary citizens is far more important to human rights progress than party leaders' occasional resort to law to pillory their political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1101460/will-2013-see-progress-chinas-rights-protection
  6. News - China - TIBET

    China slams 'disgusting' US stance on human rights in Tibet

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 07:14pm by Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing China’s Foreign Ministry lambasted the United States on Friday for “disgusting” comments by a US official on the human rights situation in Tibet, saying it had prompted ... to do with human rights, ethnicity or religion. “It is an important issue of principle which relates to China’s unity and territorial integrity. China resolutely opposes any country or person ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1100042/china-protests-disgusting-us-comments-tibet
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China dissident Hu Jia kept at home on UN Human Rights Day

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 11:24am by AFP

    ... of the debris of history, but one cannot come out of the dark shadow of persecution,” the letter said. China has repeatedly dismissed criticisms of its human rights record, with a government spokesman ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Chinese police barred prominent dissident Hu Jia from leaving home on Monday after he proposed marking UN Human Rights Day near the home of a jailed Nobel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1102048/china-dissident-hu-jia-kept-home-un-human-rights-day
  8. Comment - Blogs

    World AIDS Day comes early this year for hardened Henan activists

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 08:18am by John Kennedy

    ... broad world support for just cause of Palestinian people: China  --  DPRK rejects UN body's human rights resolution  --  China hopes Iran fully implements relevant UN resolutions on nuclear ... they say, Renminbi depreciation in the first three quarters support the view that capital is flowing out of China. China Law & Policy-- What’s Up with LGBT Rights in China? Although China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1094425/world-aids-day-comes-early-year-hardened-henan-activists
  9. Freedom and China not incompatible

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Such freedoms are, I submit, far more important for citizens in many developing countries such as China than the purely formal right to vote or universal suffrage. Economic freedom- at least as a launch ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It is a fight China does not want. But many western intellectuals and policymakers are already baying for blood. Somehow, Islamic terrorism has proved inadequate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005722/freedom-and-china-not-incompatible
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A renaissance in the East

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by ERIC LI

    ... This is the easy route because, in the closed minds of many, any ideas that are counter to the accepted universal truths of democracy and human rights are rejected a priori. To them, there is no need ... in China In denial In the world's oldest university, a cradle of the European Renaissance, one is reminded of a great Italian who lived at the onset of that Renaissance half a millennium ago- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1099245/renaissance-east

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