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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    New anti-terror laws must protect human right, say legal experts

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Legal experts say hastily conceived legislation to fight extremism could lead to confusion over responsibilities and an erosion of human rights ... between battling extremism and protecting civil rights, legal experts say. National People's Congress (NPC) deputies and delegates to the government's main political advisory body, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1447369/new-anti-terror-laws-must-protect-human-right-say-legal-experts
  2. News - China - SECURITY

    Spiked batons, neck-chains and shock shields: Report slams China's 'tools of torture' trade

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 07:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The human rights advocacy group Amnesty International has criticised China in a new report for failing to regulate the production and international ... production and exports of what it calls "tools of torture".  “Increasing numbers of Chinese companies are profiting from the trade in tools of torture and repression, fuelling human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1598026/spiked-batons-neck-chains-and-shock-shields-report-slams-chinas-tools
  3. News - China - SECURITY

    China to boost counterterrorism measures amid fears of attacks from returning IS fighters

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:05am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... will return from Syria and Iraq to launch attacks in China. Like many of the countries that have seen their nationals fighting for Islamic State, China is wary of the threat posed by militants who have fled to the Middle East to join the brutal jihadist group. However, experts said it was unlikely China would join the United States-led military campaign against Islamic State. The US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1599075/china-step-counterterror-measures-amid-fears-over-returning-fighters
  4. News - China - SECURITY

    Sharp increase in China state security arrests: rights group

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 11:09am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com China arrested more than 1,000 people last year for “endangering state security” (ESS) according to the official China Law Yearbook, a human rights watch ... a US-based charity, on its online blog Human Rights Journal. ESS crimes were introduced by the State Security Law in 1993, replacing “counter-revolutionary” crimes. There are 12 ESS crimes under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1366970/sharp-increase-china-state-security-arrests-rights-group
  5. News - China - SECURITY

    Snoozing policeman who let convict escape is jailed for breach of duty

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 01:16pm by WU NAN

    ... were deployed. It was unclear if the policewoman was punished. Security breaches in China’s jails recently came into the spotlight after three prisoners strangled a policeman to death ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1598646/snoozing-policeman-who-let-prisoner-escape-jailed-breach-duty
  6. News - World - SECURITY

    Draft United Nations resolution says spies are abusing human rights

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 07:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Draft UN resolution says spies abuse human rights Germany and Brazil circulated a draft resolution to a UN General Assembly committee that calls for an end to excessive ... would have the 193-nation assembly declare that it is "deeply concerned at human-rights violations and abuses that may result from the conduct of any surveillance of communications, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1346052/draft-united-nations-resolution-says-spies-are-abusing-human-rights
  7. News - China - SECURITY

    Dozens of axe-wielding attackers shot dead by police during attacks in Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 11:14pm by Li Jing

    ... a series of violent incidents in Xinjiang and elsewhere in recent months. Beijing has blamed extremists seeking independence for the region, while exiled Uygur groups and human rights activists say ... area was cut after the attack, local residents told the South China Morning Post. Local sources confirmed to the Post that there had been an incident in Shache. A local media source said a bus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1562211/dozens-killed-mob-violence-xinjiang-terror-attack
  8. News - China - SECURITY

    22 attackers shot dead in Xinjiang violence as extremists wielding axes targeted civilians

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:01pm

    ... exiled Uygur groups and human rights activists say government curbs on the ethnic group’s language, religion and culture have inflamed tensions. Dilxat Rexit, a spokesman for exile group ... Huangdi township. Local sources told the South China Morning Post that a conference was held among senior Xinjiang officials last night where 10 deaths and 13 injuries to civilians were reported. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1562663/22-attackers-killed-mondays-unrest-xinjiang
  9. News - World - SECURITY

    US surveillance hindering lawyers and journalists, study finds

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:42am by AFP

    ... Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch found that the vast surveillance efforts aimed at thwarting terrorist attacks had undermined press freedom, the public's right to information as well ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Study finds large-scale snooping programmeis having an impact on democratic rights US surveillance 'hinders lawyers and journalists' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561477/us-surveillance-hindering-lawyers-and-journalists-study-finds
  10. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing wants to hire 100,000 volunteers as 'anti-terror informants'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by WU NAN

    ... information. "People carry backpacks and pushcarts all the time. They come and go. We don't have any right to stop and check them. We're not the police," he said. "The police ... expert at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, said the mainland was following the practices of the United States and European countries in asking civilians to act ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1570874/offer-big-rewards-terrorism-tip-offs-met-doubt-public

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