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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Locke addresses human rights in farewell speech as US ambassador to China

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... China’s future development will hinge on a neutral judiciary and freedom of speech, US Ambassador Gary Locke said on Wednesday in his final speech as envoy to Beijing that focused heavily on human rights. Locke, who leaves Beijing on Saturday and will be replaced by Senator Max Baucus, said China’s leaders should not sacrifice “the long-term rewards of citizen engagement for a short term ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1435581/locke-addresses-human-rights-farewell-speech-us-ambassador-china
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China pressuring Spain on human rights case, says Tibetan monk

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:28am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... is behind attempts to change the law A Tibetan monk who pushed a human rights case against former Chinese leaders through Spanish courts accused China on Tuesday of pressuring Madrid to change ... jurisdiction”, which allows judges to try certain cases of human rights abuses committed in other countries, only to appease China. A Spanish judge on Monday sought international arrest warrants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1426427/china-pressuring-spain-human-rights-case-says-tibetan-monk
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot members suing Moscow in European Court of Human Rights

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:35pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Pussy Riot members sue Moscow in European court Two members of the feminist group Pussy Riot are suing the Russian government in the European Court of Human Rights ... their rights and amounted to torture. "They didn't get a fair trial here in Russia so they want to get it finally in the European Court of Human Rights," said Pavel Chikov, the head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562042/pussy-riot-members-suing-moscow-european-court-human-rights
  4. 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
  5. News - China - JUNE 4

    Human rights lawyer among four detained over Tiananmen commemoration event

    Posted May 06th 2014, 01:26pm by Verna Yu, Keith Zhai

    ... Police took Xu away on Monday and questioned Liu on Sunday. Shang said they were likely to be accused of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble". Human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, who ... writer and Christian house church leader Hu Shigen was also placed under criminal detention on the same charge yesterday, his brother said. The website of rights group Chinese Rights Defenders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505724/activists-held-questioned-police-after-commemorating-tiananmen-crackdown
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN human rights inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:33am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Security Council member, has signaled that it could shield its neighbour North Korea from potential prosecution. China told the Human Rights Council in Geneva last month that the UN inquiry had ... rights abuses The chief United Nations investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the UN Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486681/un-human-rights-inquiry-chief-wants-n-korea-hauled-international-court
  7. News - World

    Israel using flechette dart weapons in Gaza, says human rights organisation

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by GDN

    ... for Human Rights. A woman, Nahla Khalil Najjar, 37, suffered chest injuries, it said, and the PCHR provided a picture of flechettes taken by a field worker last week. The munitions are not prohibited under international law, but according to B'Tselem, an Israeli human rights organisation, "other rules of humanitarian law render their use in the Gaza Strip illegal". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557027/israel-using-flechette-dart-weapons-gaza-says-human-rights-organisation
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea hits out at UN meeting over its human rights abuses

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang lashes out over UN report detailing human rights abuses in North Korea, saying the US and West should 'mind their own business' North Korea hit out early on Saturday at an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council in which the body was urged to slap sanctions on Pyongyang officials responsible for human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1489302/north-korea-hits-out-un-meeting-over-its-human-rights-abuses
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong activist pledges to continue human rights fight at trial in Shenzhen

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng in Shenzhen huifeng.he@scmp.com Yang Kuang tells judge that even if he is jailed he will only work harder for human rights on the mainland and the right to visit his family HK activist speaks outat his trial in Shenzhen Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang spoke out for human rights when he was put on trial yesterday in Shenzhen over accusations he illegally entered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482423/activist-yang-kuang-speaks-out-human-rights-trial-shenzhen
  10. 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

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