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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. 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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Silence is not an option

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... to the poor and vulnerable. We are normally silent, but will speak out when there is social injustice. For example, we were vocal over the right-of-abode controversy in the late 1990s. ... legislation on national security, because the proposals contravened our belief in individual rights and freedoms. We also worked hard on universal suffrage, for the same reason. If the church does ...

  9. Speak up to defend the truth, new cardinal urges his flock

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... cardinal John Baptist Wu Cheng-chung. He was named a bishop in 2002. Cardinal Zen's tussle with the authorities started in 1999 when he led the fight for the welfare of right-of-abode seekers. ... members in the college of cardinals, of whom 122 are under the age of 80- giving them the right to vote and be voted for in a papal conclave. ...

  10. Bishop's Shanghai visit a positive step

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the role of the church in fighting for social justice. This has led the bishop to put himself on the front line on such issues as the right of abode, national security laws and political reform. ...




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