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  1. Protester sentenced to 're-education through labour', US human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Jinfeng had been arrested on March 5 during a rally in Jinan and sentenced 12 days later, Human Rights in China said from its New York headquarters. It said several hundred protesters had taken ... to petitioners on how to protect their legal rights', Human Rights in China said. The rally had been timed to coincide with the league of victims' first congress, which was being held in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675457/protester-sentenced-re-education-through-labour-us-human-rights-group-says
  2. Rights focus with Asian characteristics

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Kong this week to begin a 'unique' course on human rights law. Among this year's record 29 entrants to the law faculty's master of laws in human rights programme are 10 students from countries as diverse as Indonesia, Nepal, Fiji and mainland China who were the recipients of a major new scholarship. Established in 1999, the human rights course is aimed at both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/520555
  3. Pelosi steers clear of rights in Shanghai

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Outspoken China critic and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi toured Shanghai yesterday on the first leg of a mainland tour- but made no public comments on human rights ... students. The visit may potentially embarrass mainland authorities, given Mrs Pelosi's past comments on Beijing's human rights record. However, she chose to focus on improving Sino-US ties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681506/pelosi-steers-clear-rights-shanghai
  4. UN rights invoked in access issue

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem A coalition of rights groups has accused the government of contravening the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child by failing to provide minorities equal access to school information. The groups said a lack of information in languages other than Chinese leaves ethnic minorities at a disadvantage when seeking school places. In an open letter, Hong Kong Human Rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519550/un-rights-invoked-access-issue
  5. Activists put 'under house arrest' during meetings

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... of the national parliament, rights groups have claimed. Human Rights in China said it knew of at least nine campaigners and petitioners in Beijing and two in Shanxi province who were forcibly detained, were ordered not to leave their homes or were under constant police surveillance. China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group said a Shanghai lawyer was detained last Thursday for the second time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672948/activists-put-under-house-arrest-during-meetings
  6. Activists 'under house arrest' during congress

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... meetings of the national parliament, rights groups have claimed. Human Rights in China said yesterday that it knew of at least nine campaigners and petitioners in Beijing and two in Shanxi province who were forcibly detained, were ordered not to leave their homes or were under constant police surveillance. China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group said a Shanghai lawyer was detained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672386/activists-under-house-arrest-during-congress
  7. Crash course in Cantonese down at the pub

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem WHEN I LEARNED Putonghua, I did it the traditional way: in a classroom with teachers who shouted at me when I got tones wrong or put words in the wrong order. It was great for learning the grammar rules and getting the pronunciation right, but languages are different from maths or physics, and there is only so much you can learn in the classroom. It was only when my ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487325/crash-course-cantonese-down-pub
  8. More HK students off to mainland

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... It was the only substantial new educational measure in a speech that was uncharacteristically short on schooling issues. Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor criticised Mr Tsang's comments on national education, accusing him of using it as a 'brainwashing tool'. It said it was disappointed in the government's approach to national education and human rights education. However, Lui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656359/more-hk-students-mainland
  9. Bush sees the serious and light side of life after leaving White House

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Jokes about life after the White House last night interspersed the serious issues of the global economic meltdown, terrorism and human rights in former US president George W. Bush's first speech overseas since leaving office in January. 'This is my first overseas trip since being president and I couldn't think of a better place to come than China,' Mr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677346/bush-sees-serious-and-light-side-life-after-leaving-white-house
  10. Couple demand action over abducted daughter

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Absolutely nothing has happened since then. This is really about human rights. Our human rights are not being respected. 'Everything here is clean, everything seems nice and modern, and so you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673446/couple-demand-action-over-abducted-daughter

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