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  1. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Edward Snowden and Sami al-Saadi cases 'show double standards'

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Both men were trapped in the same city, and both were hunted by the CIA while seeking a safe haven. Edward Snowden and Sami al-Saadi came to Hong Kong not knowing what awaited them. ... standards. "The treatment of Edward Snowden highlights the mistreatment of Sami al-Saadi and it is damaging to Hong Kong's claims to fairness, due process and democracy," said Agnes ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Sami al-Saadi's secret rendition may cost millions in compensation

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... and justice officials have confirmed a payout to Sami al-Saadi- which the Sunday Morning Post understands will run to millions of dollars- is being considered. Saadi claims that he, his wife and four ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rendition case Libyan Sami al-Saadi still plans to sue Hong Kong government

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... for Sami al-Saadi, a vocal opponent of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, said they would now step up their pursuit of justice in Hong Kong. "All eyes are on the Hong Kong government now," ... was jailed and tortured. The Department of Justice was due to respond on Wednesday, but the deadline passed with no reply. "Sami is hopeful the UK's move will put pressure on the Hong Kong ...

  4. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China visa was easy to get, says tortured Libyan Sami al-Saadi

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Crider, who is representing him in the UK. "HRW was quite right to point out that Hong Kong officials really must have known that they were delivering Sami al-Saadi and his family to infamous ... easy". However, Sami al-Saadi's efforts to escape persecution by Gaddafi's regime were thwarted in 2004 when Hong Kong security officials, in co-operation with US and British ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong government urged to 'own up' over al-Saadi extradition

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Own up over Saadi kidnap role, HK urged Lawyers preparing to sue the Hong Kong government over its alleged role in the extradition of a Libyan dissident say security chiefs should come clean on their role now, as it is only a matter of time before the public will find out. Sami al-Saadi has already started legal action against the UK government ...

  6. Al-Saadi case brings shameful silence

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The secretive treatment of Libyan dissident Sami al-Saadi at the hands of America's CIA, Britain's MI6 and the Hong Kong government- on Hong Kong soil- deserves its own outcry. Yes, he had ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... All this stonewalling looks unhappily like a cover-up Cori Crider, lawyer for Libyan dissident Sami al-Saadi, on Hong Kong Airport Authority's refusal to hand over documents   It doesn't need a turnaround. We've got a campaign which is tied with an incumbent president Mitt Romney on his fight for the US presidency   I hope this [situation] will not appear again ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Sami al-Saadi in legal action over his rendition   It has changed the way I value life … I am now in my 50s. But my mentality feels like that of young people in their 20s Jin Qiao, founder ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I'm good to go The words New Zealanders were overjoyed to hear as All Blacks captain Richie McCaw yesterday declared his fitness to play in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Argentina this afternoon It's the proverbial scene of the crime Human rights lawyer Cori Crider on Hong Kong's role in the extraordinary rendition of Libyan Sami al-Saadi The attacks ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong all too familiar with extradition requests

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com HK all too familiar with extradition requests The Hong Kong government is no stranger to dealing with extradition requests- and its decisions have often courted controversy. The administration has faced questions in recent years over its role in the rendition of Libyan dissident Sami al-Saadi, who was detained for almost a fortnight at the city's airport ...




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