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  1. Parental protesters

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yam-kuen to act on their plea. Lin Tao-cheng, chairman of the Hong Kong Parents Association Fighting for Children's Right of Abode, said the group only wanted family reunion. ... Joshua But About 100 parents seeking abode for their mainland-born children marched to government headquarters yesterday in what has become a monthly protest. The parents, most of them ...

  2. Rights pioneer opts for farm life

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... This was a calling from the Holy Spirit.' Her siding with social underdogs- prostitutes, gays, mainland right-of-abode seekers, and her distaste with party politics, has made her both enemies ... Ambrose Leung She was a pioneer fighting for women's rights in Hong Kong and one of the most recognisable voices from groups seeking a just and charitable society. Now, after more ...

  3. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Church of Scotland votes by narrow majority to admit gay ministers

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Church of Scotland to admit gay ministers The Church of Scotland has narrowly voted to admit gay and lesbian ministers after traditionalists agreed to compromise after four years of division. The church's ruling general assembl ...

  4. Church leaders hit out at 'selfish' Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... cold-hearted as to place properties or making a living above life.' He also said selfishness was at the root of the right-of-abode issue involving domestic helpers. 'Upholding personal ... problem as housing, which is a basic need and basic right of each family.' Meanwhile, the Mong Kok District Residents Association held a meeting yesterday at which about two dozen Fa Yuen ...

  5. Cardinal Zen's wish finally granted- he's to retire next year

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... social justice- for example, in his fight a decade ago for the rights of children born to Hongkongers on the mainland who were seeking right of abode in the city. His fierce opposition in 2003 to the government's plans to legislate against sedition, secession and subversion under Article 23 of the Basic Law, and his endorsement of Hongkongers' demand for the right to elect their leader ...

  6. China Daily attacks 'political' Bishop Zen

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... China Daily newspaper slammed Bishop Zen for dipping 'a finger in every pie' in recent political controversies, including the right-of-abode saga and the Article 23 controversy, ...

  7. Bishop Zen prays for 'victory of democracy'

    Posted Sep 12th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... the effort,' he said. Since the handover, people had been 'misled' into welcoming 'unjust government policies', such as denying right of abode for mainland children with parents ...

  8. Retiring cardinal urges Catholics to help poor

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... sought right of abode here, his backing for the pro-democracy movement and his advisory role to the Pope on the affairs of the church in the mainland. After greeting and embracing each ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Press Jakarta on growing religious intolerance, rights group tells Clinton

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta 'Pressure Jakarta on religious intolerance' Human Rights Watch yesterday called on US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to pressure ... Islamist groups against religious minorities, including the Ahmadiyah Muslim sect, Christians, and Shiites, the New York-based rights watchdog said. "Secretary Clinton should press ...

  10. An activist priest moves on

    Posted Apr 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... who were seeking right of abode. Rather, he said, it was Cardinal Wu's decision in 1999 to open the doors that so often separate high-ranking clerics from people on the streets. Cardinal ... right of abode September 23, 2002 Succeeds Cardinal Wu as Bishop of Hong Kong June 4, 2003 Calls for vindication of Tiananmen 'martyrs' July 1, 2003 Leads prayer session ahead ...




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