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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Legco voting process and aggressive police practices criticised in US human rights report on Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:25am by Stuart Lau

    ... of Hong Kong citizens to change their government, cases of arbitrary arrest and aggressive police tactics were fingered as the territory's biggest human rights problems in a US State Department report. The annual report on human rights practices did not address the question of universal suffrage in the 2017 chief executive election. But it did criticise the Hong Kong government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436937/legco-voting-process-and-aggressive-police-practices-criticised-us
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Reuters in Geneva China backs N Korea over UN report China has dismissed a UN report alleging North Korea has committed crimes against humanity, effectively confirming the fears of human ... in Geneva, told the UN Human Rights Council yesterday that the independent commission of inquiry had made unfounded accusations and made recommendations that were "divorced from reality". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1451019/china-rejects-un-report-accusing-north-korea-crimes-against-humanity
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Deeds, not words, on human rights give China moral authority in today's world

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 01:13pm by David Schlesinger

    ... scores of principled western delegations come to China to discuss human rights, only to see those discussions get overshadowed and at times diluted over the years by economic negotiations as China’s growth potential teased. The unstated, but clear, message was that there is a hierarchy of national goals for every country and that human rights must take a place in line, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1285316/deeds-not-words-human-rights-give-china-moral-authority
  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China wins UN Human Rights Council seat... despite its refusal to allow inspectors in

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 12:15pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in United Nations China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Cuba and Algeria won seats Tuesday on the UN Human Rights Council, riling independent human rights groups who said ... Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia and South Africa were also elected to three-year terms. Human Rights Watch noted that five of the new council members  — China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1354219/china-line-seat-un-human-rights-council
  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China's record on human rights under UN scrutiny for first time since Xi Jinping came to power

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:53am by Reuters, AFP

    ... record comes under U.N. scrutiny China defended its human rights record to the United Nations yesterday, insisting it has undertaken sweeping reforms, as Tibetan activists said more must be done ... envoy Wu Hailong told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva that China had lived up to a pledge made in 2009 when it was last under scrutiny by the watchdog. "The Chinese government made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337553/chinas-record-human-rights-under-un-scrutiny-first-time-xi-jinping-came
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China defends human rights record at UN

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 05:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Geneva Faced with a UN review of its human rights, China acknowledged on Tuesday that it still faces shortcomings but insists it has reduced poverty, deepened judicial reforms and protections of ethnic minorities. China put its pride and promise to better itself on display at the UN’s Human Rights Council, which reviews each nation’s record once every four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337306/china-defends-human-rights-record-un
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China human rights to come under scrutiny at UN review

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 09:58am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing China’s human rights record under President Xi Jinping will come under formal international scrutiny on Tuesday for the first time since he took power, with the main UN ... the Foreign Ministry to press for the public to be allowed to contribute to a national human rights report. China had sent a large delegation to Geneva to engage in dialogue with an “open and frank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337065/china-human-rights-come-under-scrutiny-un-review
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Developing human capital just as important as setting up innovation and technology bureau

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Human capital also important Chief executives try to shape their administrations to fit their visions for the city. Leung Chun-ying is making his second attempt to establish ... and economic restructuring. It will be important to maintaining the city's competitiveness, given that China's opening up has narrowed the advantages of being a gateway to the mainland. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1477053/developing-human-capital-just-important-setting-innovation
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rights abuses take gloss off smiling Michelle Obama’s trip to China

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 07:03pm by Chang Ping

    ... in a rare move, voiced concern at Cao's death during a UN Human Rights Council meeting, where China managed to block an attempt by NGOs to hold a minute's silence for Cao. On the third day ... Hillary Rodham Clinton angered the Chinese government by delivering a speech titled "Women's rights are human rights", as part of the UN's Fourth Conference on Women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1461709/rights-abuses-take-gloss-smiling-michelle-obamas-trip-china
  10. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    NSA snoops on major human rights groups, Edward Snowden says

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:41pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian NSA 'snoops on major human rights groups' The US has targeted prominent human rights organisations and spied on their staff, Edward Snowden said, in giving evidence to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, Europe's top human rights body. Speaking via a video connection from Moscow, Snowden said that the National Security Agency- for which he worked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1472180/nsa-snoops-major-human-rights-groups-edward-snowden-says

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