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  1. Parents of abode seekers threaten to step up protests

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... that the mainland-born children did not have right of abode because neither parent was a permanent resident of Hong Kong at the time of birth, followed a reinterpretation by the National People's Congress ... for the Implementation of their Children's Right of Abode, said they would have to discuss with other parents what further steps they would take. Last night's meeting was arranged after a protest rally ...

  2. Rights to 'fruit money' debated

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for old-age allowance. Lawyers for Lam Wo-lun, 73, argued in the Court of First Instance that the requirement was discriminatory and infringed his right to social welfare and right to travel. Under ... the Bill of Rights and the UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Lawyer Hectar Pun Hei, for Lam, said the old-age allowance was designed to provide assistance to cater ...

  3. Immigration policy should give priority to human rights

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Four years ago, the Court of Final Appeal handed down the third judgment on the right of abode of mainland children born to Hong Kong citizens. But with the reinterpretation of the Basic Law by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the abode seekers lost their case. While we may have forgotten them, their parents have never given up the fight. ...

  4. Post leads the way for human rights awards

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ricky Chung gained a merit for a photo of a right-of-abode protest and Steve Cray won a merit for a photo feature of a leprosy village in a remote part of the mainland. Artist Henry Wong ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post gained eight awards in the 11th Annual Human Rights Press Awards yesterday, more than any other publication in Asia. The Far East Economic ...

  5. Fault lines

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Post to see that there is more than this right of abode case that has been brewing in our social consciousness. The ongoing debate by readers over our English Schools Foundation system ... remain. And until we address the heart of the matter, issues like right of abode, ESF, Chinese curriculum for ethnic minority students, and mainland mothers in our maternity wards will continue ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... both extremes. Replacing cage homes with better, more humane accommodation is not a mandate for building metro- polises on Lantau. It would, however, be a step in the right direction and might ...

  7. Open inquiry into Li's death needed

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it is worth reflecting on the role played by public opinion and the media in the city, which rightly led the chief executive and other senior figures to convey Hongkongers' concerns to Beijing. ... to think they have a say under the city's core value of free speech, and that concerns about the rule of law and human rights are patriotic sentiments. It is good, therefore, that delegates ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and will continue to explore ways to further improve our service. W. K. Chui, for director of immigration Defend your right to take pictures I don't understand the sudden interest in Dolce & ... on the pavement to order me not to take photos of the building. I pointed out that I had every right to do my work and he had no right to deny me. Photographers must know their rights and gently explain ...

  9. Overstayers assured of safe return

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to Hong Kong for some mainland abode seekers who have stayed on illegally in Hong Kong after being denied the right to settle. A grace period for these overstayers to leave the special ... Gary Cheung Mainland will not block requests to visit HK relatives Mainland abode seekers who have overstayed in Hong Kong but who decide to return to the mainland ...

  10. Maid loses residency battle

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the door on helpers seeking right of abode after a landmark judgment in the first case two months ago, and a win and a loss in the second case last week, the judge had said it was unlikely to have ... right to refuse Josephine Gutierrez, a domestic helper in Hong Kong since 1991, and her 14-year-old son Joseph, who was born in the city, permanent identity cards, and rejected their appeal. ...




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