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  1. New offer to halt case against protest trio

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Lin Tao-cheng - a parent of abode seekers - and fellow abode protester Cheung Cho-chang. They were involved in a right of abode rally on April 22 last year, during which demonstrators scuffled with police. Critics have accused officials of using civil litigation to crack down on demonstrators and restrict rights to protest. Yesterday, the three demonstrated their feelings of being deprived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429832/new-offer-halt-case-against-protest-trio
  2. Rule of law undented, says minister

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Law interpretations by the National People's Congress Standing Committee- denying right of abode to the mainland-born children of Hong Kong residents and ruling out universal suffrage ... the government said he should serve only the balance of Tung Chee-hwa's term. 'Do they want a situation where the government can't go left, or go right?' he asked. 'Do they want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494122/rule-law-undented-says-minister
  3. Pro-democracy lawmakers left 'empty-handed'

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... issues discussed at the meeting included the economy, tourism, right-of-abode issues and social welfare systems. While voicing discontent at the lack of any concrete response, Mr Chan admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432395/pro-democracy-lawmakers-left-empty-handed
  4. Lawyers speak volumes in silent rally

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Committee's reinterpretation of the Basic Law, overturning a Court of Final Appeal ruling on the right of abode issue. This time lawyers were joined by members of the public in what the group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497381/lawyers-speak-volumes-silent-rally
  5. Two-year stint looks likely for Tung's successor

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... for an interpretation, it would be the third interpretation of the Basic Law since the handover. The first came in 1998 over the right of abode issue, and the second was made last year when Beijing ruled out ... widely tipped to take over from mr Tung- is the right choice, and if not, to consider other candidates for the next term in 2007. 'Under the Basic Law, if the serving chief executive resigns ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/491201/two-year-stint-looks-likely-tungs-successor

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