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  1. 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

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Italian priest petitions to spare two Hongkongers condemned in Vietnam Campaign to save death row inmates Hong Kong activist Father Franco Mella yesterday called on the Vietnamese government to spare the lives of two elderly Hongkongers on death row in the country. With support from Amnesty International, the Italian Catholic priest launched ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Ilham Tohti's 'separatist' videos released by Chinese state media after controversial conviction

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:55pm by Andrea Chen

    ... considering that Tohti planned to appeal his conviction. Verdicts in criminal cases take effect 10 days after conviction, if there is no appeal. READ MORE: Ilham Tohti to appeal conviction, lawyers ...

  3. 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

    ... An international rights campaigner yesterday used the analogy of a boiled frog to urge Hongkongers to fight creeping erosion of their freedom of expression. "Heat the water gently, and the frog allows ... freedom, Shetty was seeking to illustrate how dangerous it could be if people grew accustomed to those in power meddling in the media. "We do see a worrying pattern- two media attack cases ...

  4. 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

    ... Zhiqiang, one of the mainland's most outspoken dissidents, was arrested in June on charges of causing a disturbance and illegal access to personal information in a case that sparked an outcry ... 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 ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Muddled laws 'prevent justice' for young rape victims

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:29am by Mimi Lau

    ... in the name of justice highlights a wider perception that the judicial system is failing to handle rape cases properly. Legal experts say rectifying the problem requires in part addressing ... there is no official public data on the national number of rape cases involving minors, China News Service reported recently more than 2,500 girls had been sexually assaulted in Guangdong over the past three ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of freed rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng fears husband tortured

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:26pm by Verna Yu

    ... body be any good? "How could he have been treated like this when there is so much attention on his case?" She said Gao, 50, who is known for his spirited and charismatic personality, ...

  7. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Spanish High Court dismisses China human rights cases

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Madrid Spain’s High Court on Monday dismissed two judicial investigations into alleged cases of genocide and human rights violations by Chinese authorities under a new law that limits Spanish judges from probing international cases. A court source said the judges of the court voted nine to seven to dismiss both of the cases, which have been under investigation ...

  8. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Libyan torture victim seeks to overturn British court ruling

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by Reuters

    ... government departments. But in December, a High Court judge ruled that because of the "act of state doctrine", English courts could not hear the case, as allegations about Belhadj's ... is unsuccessful, it will effectively prevent any litigation against the British government in similar torture or rendition cases. British ministers have repeatedly denied any knowledge of sending anyone ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Ensure fair trial for GSK probe pair, Foreign Correspondents' Club urges Beijing

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Fair trial urged for FCC members in GSK case The Foreign Correspondents' Club has called on Beijing to ensure a fair trial for two of its members ... the full details of the e-mails it received from whistle-blowers. The American and British governments have also expressed concern over the case. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Negotiations with Libyan put on CIA torture flight in Hong Kong 'stalled'

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:21am by Lana Lam

    ... than two years after lawyers first alerted justice officials to the case. It is the first known case of Hong Kong being directly involved in the CIA's controversial rendition programme ... At the heart of the case is Hong Kong's alleged collaboration with American, British and Libyan spies to secretly and illegally detain Saadi, his wife and four children- the youngest was six ...




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