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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    'He can't eat or talk': Gao Zhisheng's wife horrifed by state of his health after jail

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 08:38pm by AP

    ... international renown for his courage defending members of the outlawed spiritual movement Falun Gong and fighting for the land rights of farmers. After he was detained, he upset authorities by publicly ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Transgender refugee goes through 'hell' in Hong Kong to be recognised as a woman

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... of the public with respect, consideration and compassion, irrespective of disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, family status, race, nationality and religion", it said. Advocates for lesbian, ... refugees in the city, she relies on minimal provisions by NGOs, is barred from paid jobs and has very limited rights to education and health care. "I don't have a coin in my pocket," ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights activist Cao Shunli near death due to 'neglect in prison'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... a two-month sit-in with other activists beginning in June to press for the public to be allowed to contribute to a national human-rights report. She went missing in mid-September after authorities ... acts" in refusing to give Cao medical treatment, resulting in her malnutrition and deterioration in health. Hundreds of activists along with Cao had urged officials to reply to their requests ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Disabled rights activist Ni Yulan freed from jail and vows to seek redress

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 06:52pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... was staying in. Ni said she now plans to sue the Beijing public security bureau in the Xicheng district for holding her and her husband in the hotel and cutting off the water and electricity. "It ... and the European Union, said her health was poor. The left side of Ni's neck is swollen and the family believes it is a suspected neck tumor. "After the sentence, they've not allowed me ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Asylum seekers ask Legco for access to work, education, healthcare

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 08:33pm by Christy Choi

    ... and Public Law at the University of Hong Kong. China has ratified the convention but has not extended the ratification to the city. Julee Allen, manager of Christian Action's humanitarian ... required by landlords. "We are sacrificing the mental health and well-being of 5,000 people in order for seven million of us to keep our wealth," Pastor Tony Reed of The Vine Church said. ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Dissident jailed with evidence from Yahoo HK to be freed, wife says

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... will be released from a 10-year jail term this week, his wife says. Wang Xiaoning, 62, became a cause célèbre after a Beijing court named Yahoo (Hong Kong) as the source of its evidence, a public relations ... treated in prison, but remained in relatively good health, adding that he could face further restrictions after his release. "My goal is to get him home peacefully and avoid all trouble [from ...



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