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  1. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    China scraps human rights talks with Britain, cites its internal affairs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:20am by GDN

    ... on rights China has cancelled this week's bilateral human rights dialogue with Britain, which Prime Minister David Cameron highlighted as one of the "important achievements" of his high-profile trip to Beijing last year. Beijing accused London of making irresponsible comments and using human rights issues to interfere in its internal affairs. Cameron had cited the resumption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1482582/china-scraps-human-rights-talks-britain-cites-its-internal-affairs
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria conflict death toll reaches 150,344, human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:47am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 150,344 deaths include 51,212 civilians, with 7,985 children and 5,266 women losing their lives in the three-year-old ... at least 31 people including 9 children. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that it has documented 150,344 deaths in the conflict that started in March 2011. The figure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1462996/syria-conflict-death-toll-reaches-150344-human-rights-group-says
  5. Art of the covenant

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen Taiwan celebrated International Human Rights Day on Thursday in the best possible fashion- by implementing the provisions of the world's two most important human ... rights violations but also by protecting people from infringements by others and by promoting the realisation of human rights. This is not empty talk. A reporting system is being established ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701026/art-covenant
  6. Beijing reviews key human rights treaty

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... that Beijing is reviewing a key international human rights treaty, prompting speculation about mainland ratification of the sensitive International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights after years ... 1,500 delegates from 60 countries and regions that Beijing had made great progress in protecting citizens' freedom and rights, citing the 21 international human rights conventions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515110/beijing-reviews-key-human-rights-treaty
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Jailed Chinese human rights activist Cao Shunli dies in detention after denied treatment

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Beijing Ailing activist dies afterbeing denied treatment Human rights activist Cao Shunli, who has been detained for months for staging sit-ins at the foreign ministry, has ... in Geneva of the UN Human Rights Council, a body to which China was elected amid controversy in November. The hospital informed Cao's brother yesterday that her condition had grown serious, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1448999/dissident-cao-shunli-dies-detention-after-denied-treatment
  8. 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
  9. Will Beijing follow Taipei's lead on human rights?

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... in the United Nations in 1971. Since then, Taiwan's government has been excluded from UN human rights arrangements, although this does not preclude it from implementing their content. Of course, it was total hypocrisy for the brutal KMT of the Chiang era to sign onto ICCPR human rights standards. But the end of martial law in 1987 initiated the long and still unfinished struggle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681678/will-beijing-follow-taipeis-lead-human-rights
  10. A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the piano as we know it is credited to Bartolomeo Cristofori at the start of the 18th century. Cristofori wanted to make a keyboard instrument that responded to the subtleties of human touch. ... Richard James Havis A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians by Stuart Isacoff Knopf The piano is the most influential instrument in Western music - a fact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991759/natural-history-piano-instrument-music-musicians

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