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  1. US consul sees 'negative trend' on human rights

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Washington's senior diplomat in Hong Kong yesterday expressed US concerns over deteriorating human rights on the mainland, and sought to counter critics who see a 'sinister ... and key officials of the two nations, such as the recent human rights and strategic and economic dialogues, but the less visible working-level diplomacy. 'We remain very concerned over recent ...

  2. Hong Kong people entitled to basic human right of democracy

    Posted Dec 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... inmates to prisons in America. Democracy is a basic human right. It is a fallacy to say that, because Britain did not grant Hong Kong people democracy, China is right to deny such a basic right ... Audrey Lam's letter ('Don't wave rights covenant to China to demand democracy', December 15) is full of fallacies. Of course all parties to international treaties ...

  3. Post leads the way for human rights awards

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post gained eight awards in the 11th Annual Human Rights Press Awards yesterday, more than any other publication in Asia. The Far East Economic ... are for regional publishing and broadcasting excellence related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Leading the Post's tally was China features writer Didi Kirsten Tatlow, who won a general ...

  4. Mainland law lays bare a human rights dilemma

    Posted Mar 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A new public order law introduced on the mainland has created a rather unusual human rights dilemma. The law is intended to ensure that the relatives of people detained for certain ... the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong that the new requirement safeguarded the 'human rights' of suspects, and thus was a sign of improvement in the rule of law ...

  5. Strike a balance for human rights in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Imagine if the story went the other way- that it was a group called 'Civil Rights for Sexual Diversities' which had been awarded the contract to teach human rights to teachers. ... values and vision of our society tell us to pay heed to the needs of all, while striving for a common position involving public policies. The quest for human rights or the interest of any single ...

  6. City a focal point for human rights organisations in Asia

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... offices in Hong Kong. Amnesty International, the Asian Human Rights Commission, Green- peace and other non-governmental organisations have their regional or China offices in the city, monitoring ... in Hong Kong- 'the very heart of human rights in Asia'. Following him on the podium was The Frontier lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing, who raised serious questions about self-censorship ...

  7. Immigration policy should give priority to human rights

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and human rights in Hong Kong. Last month, the Commission on Strategic Development held a workshop on Hong Kong's population policies. The most important recommendation made was to reduce ... that gives priority to human rights. JACKIE HUNG LING-YU, Justice and Peace Commission, Hong Kong Catholic Diocese Reasons to spurn a GST Further to the letters headlined 'GST will widen the gap ...

  8. Right people at the right time

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that people are asking for in Hong Kong and Greater China right now is high potential programmes. They want to retain and develop their top talent. Manpower Group has actually done a lot of research ... Rick Gangwani The tight labour market has heightened the need for companies to attract, develop and retain highly-skilled workers. Michael Kunkle, principal consultant for Right Management ...

  9. Rights body?

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should Hong Kong establish an independent human rights commission? Its advocates say such a body could act as a watchdog on Hong Kong's compliance with conventions and also investigate complaints. Share your views: write to us. ...

  10. Rights groups issue mainland travel alerts over suppression

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong Beijing and Shanghai have been tarred with black travel warnings- not by the government, but by human rights groups over China's crackdowns on freedom of speech. Five groups of advocates- including the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, the Hong Kong Journalists Association and the China Human Rights Lawyers Concern ...




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