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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    15 years on, landmark court ruling on right of abode still reverberates

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 02:01pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... Cliff Buddle Cliff Buddle says the years have proved, since the 1999 right of abode ruling, that our rights can be protected under the Basic Law A court's duty This week marks ... 1999, is best remembered for the turbulent events it set in motion. The impact of the ruling and its aftermath are still being felt today. This case concerning the right of abode came at a time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1416538/15-years-landmark-court-ruling-right-abode-still
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Right of abode settled, for now

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Right of abode settled, for now The right-of-abode ruling by the city's top court appears to have spared Hong Kong a crisis, at least for the time being. Court of Final Appeal ruled that foreign domestic helpers had no right to claim permanent residency. The decision quashed the hopes of hundreds of thousands who may have wanted to settle here. The court also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1199763/right-abode-settled-now
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Department of Justice's proposal on right of abode is worrisome

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Worrying twist on right of abode Hong Kong's rule of law is facing yet another serious challenge. After months of speculation, the government revealed how it intends to resolve the right of abode disputes involving foreign domestic helpers and mainlanders giving birth here. In a disturbing move, it is asking the Court of Final Appeal, before ruling on the maid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1104865/department-justices-proposal-right-abode-worrisome
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs to prepare for mainland Chinese children with right of abode

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... services. They have increased our population by at least 170,000 since the highest court in 2001 upheld their right of abode. Their numbers will grow by hundreds a month until next year, when ... counterparts, but they had every right to be applying. Their sons and daughters are also citizens. That our Basic Law guarantees that right and the associated benefits to every child born in our city, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1062015/leung-chun-ying-needs-prepare-mainland-children-right-abode
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Avoid asking Court of Final Appeal to decide again on right of abode

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Avoid court on right of abode Mainland mothers giving birth in Hong Kong is a problem that warrants serious attention. Thanks to the liberal regime set out in the Basic Law, ... in court. This includes the disturbing option of asking the city's top court to "rectify" its right of abode ruling handed down more than a decade ago. There are good reasons why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1040930/avoid-asking-court-final-appeal-decide-again-right-abode
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by STAFF

    ... fighting for right of abode for their mainland children march to the government headquarters in Admiralty to call on the government to recognise their right to family reunification. The community ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1587433/talking-points
  7. Comment

    Human rights abuses by Thai junta reinforce climate of fear

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 02:05pm by Pavin Chachavalpongpun

    ... Pavin Chachavalpongpun Pavin Chachavalpongpun says a new report detailing the human rights abuses of Thailand's military rulers further undermines their legitimacy Rule by force Since ... people's freedoms. Last week, Amnesty International launched a report detailing human rights abuses that have taken place. It may herald stronger sanctions from the West against the military regime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1594567/human-rights-abuses-thai-junta-reinforce-climate-fear
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pan-democrats must get over disappointment and make the right choice on political reform

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says pessimism over Beijing's ruling on political reform must not cloud our understanding of the real choice that confronts us Free to choose Moderates do not have the luxury of sulking. It is not fair, especially since all their ef ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591034/pan-democrats-must-get-over-disappointment-and-make-right
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Standing Committee decision on political reform violates the Basic Law

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:50pm by Surya Deva

    ... Against this background, the Court of Final Appeal should consider revisiting its 1999 retreat in its right of abode judgment. Constitutionalism demands that the powers of the NPC as well as its ... be used to act in unconstitutional ways: that is, to impose unreasonable restrictions on the right of Chinese citizens with permanent resident status in Hong Kong to contest elections. Nor can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1583732/standing-committee-decision-political-reform-violates-basic-law
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In search of this generation's Lion Rock spirit

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by LARRY AU

    ... in Hong Kong? This, it seems, is a conversation that we as a community have yet to have. Only in recent years, as we confronted the right of abode controversies and argued over the anti-national ... Larry Au Larry Au says if we are to agree on the right policies and direction for our society, in a time of dispiriting division, we must first seek some answers to what being a Hongkonger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581794/search-generations-lion-rock-spirit

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