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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chen Guangcheng praises Taiwan democratisation as example for mainland China

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... province, put Sino-US relations to the test when he fled house arrest in his village in April last year and took refuge in the US embassy in Beijing. A spokesman for Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Ilham Tohti's 'separatist' videos released by Chinese state media after controversial conviction

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:55pm by Andrea Chen

    ... a fabricated survey on Uygur-Han relations supposedly showing that 12.3 per cent of Uygur respondents favoured Xinjiang independence as “the only way out”. Tohti defended himself in court, saying he ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Priest launches campaign to save Hongkongers on death row in Vietnam

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Bryan Harris

    ... Tower that started during an abode-seekers' protest in 2000. In 2011 he was denied a visa to visit the mainland, a decision that Mella put down to troubled relations between Beijing ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Journalist Xiao Shu held after calling for activist Xu Zhiyong's release

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 05:36pm by Patrick Boehler, Adrian Wan and Reuters

    ... the text message in which Xiao Shu confirmed his detention. Xu's case was among those raised by the Americans during the annual Sino-US human rights dialogue this week in Kunming, Yunnan ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of freed rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng fears husband tortured

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:26pm by Verna Yu

    ... Gao's wife, Geng He, who fled to the United States with their two children in 2009, said she managed to speak briefly to her husband on the phone last night when he was with a relative ... Then the relative, who seemed to be nervous, took over the phone and said several of Gao's front upper and lower teeth were so loose that he had to tear a bread bun into pieces before eating it. ...

  6. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Libyan torture victim seeks to overturn British court ruling

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by Reuters

    ... to face torture abroad, and there have also been warnings that exposing secret intelligence material in court cases might damage relations with Washington. Belhadj says he was originally detained ... in the Indian Ocean to Tripoli, because at the time Britain and the United States were keen to build relations with Gaddafi. He was imprisoned and tortured until his release in 2010. His wife was also ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Negotiations with Libyan put on CIA torture flight in Hong Kong 'stalled'

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:21am by Lana Lam

    ... The damage specifically related to records for 2002- the year London has admitted rendition flights landed in Diego Garcia. "The government might as well have said the dog ate ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tibetan writer placed under house arrest 'over dinner invite from John Kerry's delegation'

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:58pm by AP

    ... The state security officers refused to give a reason for the home detention, but Tsering Woeser said she believes it is related to a dinner invitation she received from the US Embassy, possibly ...

  9. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN chides Iran over juvenile executions

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... offenders is clearly prohibited by international human rights law," said Pillay, a former judge. Jannat Mir, a 17-year-old Afghan, was hanged in April in Isfahan prison in Iran for drug-related ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    British consulate to press Hong Kong on gay marriage after diplomatic backtrack

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by Christy Choi

    ... to decide what services they wished to provide their nationals in line with the Vienna Convention and Hong Kong's Consular Relations Ordinance. Yesterday a spokesman for the British consulate ... identity "with a view to eliminating discrimination and nurturing a culture of diversity, tolerance and mutual respect". The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, ratified in 1963 ...




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