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  1. Code clarifies racism law for bosses

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison Workers given overview of rights What should a European and an Asian who work for the same employer, do the same job and perform at the same level have in common in Hong Kong? Answer: their salary. If the two workers are not being paid the sam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656194/code-clarifies-racism-law-bosses
  2. Anti-racism law will not exclude mainland arrivals

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... But those seeking redress must ask courts if they fall under new ruling The proposed anti-racism law will cover all ethnic groups in Hong Kong - without specific exceptions for new ... It will cover racism in employment, education, admission to professional bodies, the provision of goods and services and the use of facilities. Mr Fisher stressed that the anti-racism law would cover ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420263/anti-racism-law-will-not-exclude-mainland-arrivals
  3. Mainlanders should be protected by racism law

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... under the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racism. That legal document defines racial discrimination as that based on race, colour, descent, or national or ethnic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490799/mainlanders-should-be-protected-racism-law
  4. Consultation backs anti-racism legislation

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Most people believe there is a need for a law against racial discrimination, a government consultation has found. Of the 240 written replies received in the year-long consultation, the Home Affairs Bureau found a large majority supported the p ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/507089/consultation-backs-anti-racism-legislation
  5. High standards needed against discrimination

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has had a law against racial discrimination for less than a year. The government is expected soon to reveal administrative guidelines to help officials avoid discrimination in key community services such as health, education, vocational training ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679149/high-standards-needed-against-discrimination
  6. Race bias laws might consider family ties

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... proposed anti-racism legislation. Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher said drafting instructions for the legislation were still being fine-tuned as the racism bill differed in many ... laws, racism is a unique matter and there are a lot of technical issues to consider,' he said. Under the Sex Discrimination Ordinance, for example, a person cannot be said to discriminate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430901/race-bias-laws-might-consider-family-ties
  7. EOC will probably be given task of overseeing new anti-race law

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Public consultation on the major bill is still a few months off, says official The anti-racism law will probably be administered by the Equal Opportunities Commission rather than a new enforcement body, the government has said. A consultation document for the draft bill is still a few months away, Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher said, adding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/449225/eoc-will-probably-be-given-task-overseeing-new-anti-race-law
  8. Planner of Chinese restaurant bombings jailed

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Australian authorities believe they have broken the back of a white supremacist group after the imprisonment yesterday of its deputy leader for plotting to firebomb Chinese restaurants. Police in Western Australia hope John Van Blit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/594185/planner-chinese-restaurant-bombings-jailed
  9. 100 murder cases from US civil rights era reopened

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Richard Luscombe

    ... Richard Luscombe in Miami The white jailers who beat second world war veteran William Owens to death in a North Carolina prison in 1956 were never arrested. Nor was the police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Larry Bolden on a Tennessee street ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583298/100-murder-cases-us-civil-rights-era-reopened
  10. Settlement reached in suit over lawyer's death

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... outrage and public discussion about racism- which one official denied was a problem- and gave momentum to Hong Kong's anti-racism bill, which was eventually passed in July 2008. Jacques, who ... the standard of care Veriah had received at the hospital and said she had died prematurely. Jacques, who has spent much of the past 10 years supporting Hong Kong's anti-racism movement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710261/settlement-reached-suit-over-lawyers-death

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