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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Request for Beijing's view on right of abode may have wider effect, government admits

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com QC for government admits broader implication for right of abode but says it is necessary to seek Beijing’s clarification WIDER IMPACT OF BEIJING REFERRAL ... on foreign domestic workers' right of abode, the government has admitted. Barrister David Pannick QC, for the government, made the comment yesterday, on the second day of an appeal lodged by two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1160388/request-beijings-view-right-abode-may-have-wider-effect-government
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong's immigration department challenges boy’s right to abode ruling

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Immigration challenges abode ruling A British-born boy who was granted the right of abode by a Hong Kong tribunal is expected to see his case go before ... two elder sisters and brother were born between 1995 and 1999 in Riyadh and Taiwan. All three have the right of abode in Hong Kong as granted by the department, the papers show. His mother ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1308524/hong-kongs-immigration-department-challenges-boys-right-abode-ruling
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal to begin abode hearing

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judicial go-round today. The Court of Final Appeal is due to begin hearing a challenge to the right of abode law, to determine whether foreign domestic helpers have the right to apply for permanent residency. The appeal may also reopen the case of whether children born locally to mainlanders have the right of abode they enjoy now. The government has asked the top court to seek a clarification ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158543/top-court-begin-abode-hearing
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Justice minister Yuen under pressure to spell out right of abode request

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... out' right of abode appeal The justice minister is being pressed by the legal sector for details of an application to the top court for a referral to Beijing to clarify the Basic Law on who has right of abode here, before it is heard next month. And the local government was also warned the request must be handled well - or the city's rule of law could be affected. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1121542/justice-minister-yuen-under-pressure-spell-out-right-abode-request
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Foreign helpers' plea for permanent residency fails

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 10:39am by Austin Chiu, Patsy Moy

    ... Austin Chiu and Patsy Moy Judgment by top court ends two-year saga over right of abode and denies request by the government for Beijing 'interpretation' Foreign helpers' ... to impose immigration controls. The landmark judgment ended the two-year right-of-abode saga that began when Evangeline Vallejos and Daniel Domingo, two Philippine domestic helpers who had worked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1199312/hong-kongs-top-court-rejects-domestic-helpers-appeal-permanent
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong activist pledges to continue human rights fight at trial in Shenzhen

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng in Shenzhen huifeng.he@scmp.com Yang Kuang tells judge that even if he is jailed he will only work harder for human rights on the mainland and the right to visit his family HK activist speaks outat his trial in Shenzhen Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang spoke out for human rights when he was put on trial yesterday in Shenzhen over accusations he illegally entered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482423/activist-yang-kuang-speaks-out-human-rights-trial-shenzhen
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Removing Falun Gong banners 'breached right to free speech'

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Austin Chiu

    ... of banners a 'breach of our rights' Two Falun Gong members had their constitutional right to freedom of expression breached when Food and Environmental Hygiene Department officers removed ... members put up scores of banners in tourist areas, often covering Falun Gong material. Lawyers for Hung and Chee told the court Falun Gong members had exercised their right to demonstrate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1464051/removing-falun-gong-banners-breached-right-free-speech
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Phoenix TV sued over US sex claims

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by Shirley Zhao and Agence France-Presse

    ... mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law new legislation that gives unpaid interns the same right as paid employees to sue over allegations they were harassed or discriminated against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484587/phoenix-tv-sued-over-us-sex-claims
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'I saved his bacon': Man denies mistreating pet wild boar ‘Little Tommy’ after bite

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:43pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... of the cruelty charge. Animal rights activists from the Hong Kong Wild Boar Concern Group- which has been in touch with Shing on how to ensure the wild boar's welfare- also attended court yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482206/man-denies-mistreating-his-pet-boar-little-tommy
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    PLA break-in suspect calls to halt trial, claiming pressure from Beijing

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... indicating the boundary, Pang said. They insisted that even if they had stepped within its boundary, they had the right to do so and it was done as a gesture, the lawyer said. The defence disputed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1472077/suspect-pla-break-calls-halt-trial-claiming-pressure-beijing

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