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  1. Commentator sued over sex slave slur

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to provide sexual services while the rest either volunteered to earn money or carried out physical labour and did not suffer sexual abuse. 'Many of the women who claim to be former sex slaves ... Ji also suggested the women were paid to attend the protests. Launching the libel action, the Korean Council for Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery, which represents the women, ...

  2. Sexual politics

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, SINGAPORE To say that opposition parties in Singapore are in disarray would be an understatement. Two have been hit by sex scandals, lowering their (already meagre) chance of future success in the eyes of conservative Singaporeans ...

  3. Dress codes and lust

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the remark from its women's leader: the way women dress in public could sexually arouse men, who would then have to satisfy their lust. Indeed, reports from Malaysia are of large numbers of rape, incest and female homicide cases. This is not about clothing styles- laws on human rights are not being enforced. But imposing a strict dress code on women encourages the male power game, ...

  4. Human rights lawyer disappears, again

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney Gao Zhisheng, a prominent human rights lawyer who returned to his Beijing home earlier this month after being held in detention for more than a year, has disappeared again after enjoying just days of limited freedom, according to friends. Gao was allowed back to his Beijing apartment on April 6, some 14 months after unidentified police dragged him from his family ...

  5. Human rights talks with US set to resume

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Washington Preparations are under way for the resumption of a human rights dialogue next month between China and the United States that had been delayed by earlier ... of a human rights advocacy group said the event was likely to take place in mid-May. The Foreign Ministry never explained why the February dialogue did not take place but said both sides were now ...

  6. Public vs party on Japan issue

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that while one is carrying out a universally recognised crime, others can do it too? So while the US is committing human rights abuses in the Middle East and its military base in Cuba, China ... circumstances- an example in racial discrimination legislation would be a prohibition on inciting racial hatred. A well-drafted law prohibiting discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation would ...

  7. Anti-bias legislation opposed, UN told

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai There is opposition in Hong Kong to legislation that would outlaw discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, the United Nations was told yesterday. Deputy Secretary ... and urge Beijing to refrain from using such a method in the future,' said Frontier legislator Emily Lau Wai-hing. Ms Lau and a group of human rights activists flew to Geneva to lobby ...

  8. Human rights and wrongs

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching A curious thing happened on China's human rights front last week. Three women, part of the 'Tiananmen mothers' group of activists headed by Ding Zilin, were ... for unspecified 'illegal activities'. The women had apparently videoed testimony to be shown to the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva. No doubt, Beijing was embarrassed that its own ...

  9. The truth about human rights

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last Monday, US State Department spokesman Richard Boucher proclaimed that China was 'backsliding on key human rights issues in a variety of areas'. America then put forward a motion to condemn China at the annual UN human rights conference in Geneva. What is happening? Is this a White House smokescreen for domestic political consumption in an election year? Maybe old ...

  10. US push on human rights divides parties

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung There has been a mixed reaction in South Korea to the US Senate's approval of a bill designed to pressure North Korea into improving its record on human rights. The leader of South Korea's ruling Uri Party warned that the North Korea Human Rights Act 2004 could backfire and severely damage inter-Korean relations. 'It is very desirable to improve ...




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