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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Don’t expel liberal professor, US academics urge Peking University

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Don't expel professor, US academics urge university Peking University should not expel a liberal professor, Xia Yeliang, for political reasons, faculty members at Wellesley College in the United States urged in an open letter. In the plea addressed to the university's president, the dean of the School of Economics and the university's ...

  2. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Banana thieves forced to kneel down in public wearing 'thief' signs

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 01:21pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Two mentally ill men in China’s southern Guangxi province were stripped to their underpants and forced to kneel on sharp stones under scathing sunlight for two ... The man had been caught climbing out of an apartment block with a stolen iPad and cash, said media reports.     Read more SCMP China Insider stories written by Amy Li or follow her on Twitter ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Elderly woman backing gay grandson is internet hit

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 11:36am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Grandmum, 90, calls on government to allow same-sex marriages in video for rights group Support for gay grandson a viral hit A video of a 90-year-old Chinese grandmother unabashedly supporting her gay grandson has gone viral this week - leaving younger members of the nation’s increasingly outspoken lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community ...

  4. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Western powers 'outraged' after China convicts Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 02:19pm by AFP

    ... led a separatist group, said Li Fangping, one of his lawyers. They also cited testimony from some of Tohti's students, around eight of whom have also been detained. Secretary of State ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:18pm by AFP, AP

    ... sparking renewed international calls for his release. Another of his lawyers, Li Fangping, said Tohti has been shackled for more than a month while in lock-up. Shortly after he was detained, Tohti went on a hunger strike for 10 days in January to protest being served food that did not follow Islamic dietary laws, Li has said. He also said Tohti was denied food for 10 days in March after ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN criticism can't be ignored, say activists

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... issued on Tuesday after a meeting of the committee in Geneva last week. Annie Li Man, campaign manager with minority rights group Unison HK said the recommendations were getting "more ... the government to establish a good Chinese-as-a-second-language framework. "We worry about the framework the government promised," Li said of the government's plans to introduce ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hongkongers urged to be 'vigilant' on city’s eroding press freedom

    Posted May 28th 2014, 01:27pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... to silence the press included Commercial Radio host Li Wei-ling's sacking and Malaysian editor Chong Tien Siong's appointment as Ming Pao principal executive editor.   ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Four rights lawyers detained after questioning Falun Gong detentions

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by Verna Yu

    ... placed on 15 days of administrative detention on Saturday for "using cult activities to endanger society", Li Fangping and Teng Biao said. A copy of the police notification ... of the detained Falun Gong members- were also detained on Friday, Li said. Li said on Thursday thatthe lawyers and relatives had gone to a "legal education centre"- a euphemism for an illegal ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Released rights lawyer Zhang Junjie tells of beatings while held for questioning Falun Gong detentions

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:21am by Verna Yu

    ... expressed fears that the three detained lawyers had also been severely beaten. Lawyer Li Fangping said a man who had shared a cell with Wang, but was later released, said he had seen Wang beaten ... circumstances even more worrying, Li said. A member of staff at the Qixing public security bureau in Jiansanjiang put the phone down yesterday as soon as a reporter asked after the lawyers. ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing court upholds guilty verdict against rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 01:09pm by Angela Meng

    ... Citizen activists went on trial this week- Ding Jiaxi and Li Wei on Tuesday and Zhao Changqing on Thursday- also for disturbing public order. The three activists face prison terms of up to five ...




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