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  1. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Protesters' sex abuse claims highlighted at UN meeting

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com UN group told of sex abuse claims at protests Hong Kong NGOs highlighted the alleged abuse of women during the Occupy Central protests of the last three weeks ... from the Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities and the Association for the Advancement of Feminism. She added: "Numerous female protesters were sexually assaulted and threatened ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong's fourth annual SlutWalk stands against sexual violence

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:50am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... of protesters will march today under the slogan "my body, my choice". Organisers of the fourth annual SlutWalk- the local edition of an international event designed to raise awareness ... on Occupy Central protesters. The march begins in Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, at 2.30pm and will end outside police headquarters in Wan Chai. The marchers will also stop in front of the agency ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist jailed 18 months for June 4 protest bid

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Jailed 18 months for June 4 protest bid A Jiangsu court has sentenced a man to 18 months in jail for applying to hold a protest on the anniversary ... for permission to stage a protest on its anniversary last year, his lawyer Liu Weiguo said. "This judgment violates the constitution," Liu said, adding that Gu, 36, would appeal against ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong's gay rights parade takes umbrella as its symbol

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com Pride march adopts Occupy protesters' icon- but organisers say decision was taken before pro-democracy campaign got under way Umbrellas ... than a month before the Occupy protests began. "We support civil society, and we hope it can support us in return, too," parade spokeswoman Wei Siu-lik said. "Mutual support ...

  5. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Malala of Pakistan, Satyarthi of India win Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:35pm by AP

    ... statesman of child's rights and a youthful advocate. The Nobel committee said Satyarthi showed "great personal courage" in heading peaceful forms of protest for children's rights ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Priest launches campaign to save Hongkongers on death row in Vietnam

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Bryan Harris

    ... Tower that started during an abode-seekers' protest in 2000. In 2011 he was denied a visa to visit the mainland, a decision that Mella put down to troubled relations between Beijing ...

  7. 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

    ... 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 ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese rights lawyer grilled by police over meetings with US envoy, ‘insults’ to officials

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:07pm by Reuters

    ... home to commemorate the bloody suppression of pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989. The new details of the police interrogation will add to evidence that the case against Pu ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Kim Jong-un lookalike joins rights protest

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... repatriation of North Korean defectors to face the brutality of the Pyongyang regime set out to protest- led by a most unlikely face. Members of NK Defectors Concern had hoped to attract between 10 and 20 people to their protest outside the North Korean consulate in Wan Chai but managed just five, despite hiring the world's first Kim Jong-un lookalike to lead them. Undeterred, ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese-Australian artist to be deported after detention in Beijing

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:35am

    ... in Beijing before the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square crackdown will be deported after 15 days in custody, Australia said on Friday. Guo Jian, a former protester in the 1989 ... protests at the time and witnessed the military crackdown that began on the night of June 3 that year. Discussions of the protest and its military suppression are taboo in China, and authorities ...




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