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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Gao Zhisheng's wife wants him to seek treatment in US after 'horrific torture' in Chinese jail

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:34pm by AFP

    ... said. “I am completely devastated by what the Chinese government has done to my husband. The only thing I feared more than him being killed was his suffering relentless and horrific torture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1573422/gao-zhishengs-wife-wants-him-get-treated-us-after-horrific-torture
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of freed rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng fears husband tortured

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

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Spouse of dissident advocate Gao Zhisheng confirms her husband is out of prison but struggling to eat and may be in poor health Torture fears held for 'freed' rights lawyer Mainland human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was released from prison yesterday, his wife said, but she believed he had been tortured in jail and voiced fears for his safety. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1568569/wife-freed-rights-lawyer-gao-zhisheng-fears-husband-tortured
  3. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Libyan torture victim seeks to overturn British court ruling

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

    ... Reuters in London Libya victim fights UK torture ruling A former Libyan Islamist commander who says he suffered years of torture by Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen after British and US ... is unsuccessful, it will effectively prevent any litigation against the British government in similar torture or rendition cases. British ministers have repeatedly denied any knowledge of sending anyone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557030/libyan-torture-victim-seeks-overturn-british-court-ruling
  4. 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

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Lawyer for Libyan put on CIA flight from Chek Lap Kok and tortured says family is making no progress in bid for redress from Hong Kong Talks with rendition ... that saw suspects kidnapped and tortured in secret jails. In June 2012, the legal team for Sami al-Saadi- a Libyan dissident who the CIA regarded as a suspected terrorist- and his family wrote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553006/negotiations-libyan-put-cia-torture-flight-hong-kong-stalled
  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Authorities reject report on torture at women's labour camp in Liaoning

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 03:02pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Report on torture at labour camp rejected Liaoning authorities have lashed back at a news report alleging torture at a women's labour camp, calling ... two weeks ago, giving a rare glimpse inside the Masanjia women's labour camp in Liaoning. Headlined Walking Out of Masanjia, the lengthy report accused officers of torturing and using ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1220627/liaoning-authority-torture-claims-female-labour-camps-malicious-fabrication
  6. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    European court hears claims Poland turned blind eye to CIA torture

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Strasbourg Poland accused of ignoring torture The European Court of Human Rights yesterday heard claims that Poland had turned a blind eye to the torture of two ... to detain their clients in Poland for several months in 2002-03. They were repeatedly tortured by waterboarding during that time, the lawyers alleged. They also alleged that the Polish authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1372400/european-court-hears-claims-poland-turned-blind-eye-cia-torture
  7. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... captives on the operating table, and torture survivors including "Lotus". "The sensation of being ripped apart was extraordinary," Gutmann writes, describing how plain-clothes ... in shape, Gutmann says. Opposed to mainland "spin control", he pans the perception that Falun Gong imaginatively paints "torture tableaux straight out of a Cultural Revolution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574190/book-review-slaughter-ethan-gutmann
  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    'He can't eat or talk': Gao Zhisheng's wife horrifed by state of his health after jail

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 08:38pm by AP

    ... denouncing the torture he said he had suffered. Geng and Gao’s attorney Jarod Genser are asking that he be allowed to leave China and join his wife and two children in California. His family fled ... Genser said he was told Gao had been tortured but did not have any details about his treatment. The first thing Gao needs, his wife said, is to fix his teeth so he can eat and regain weight. She ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575050/he-cant-eat-or-talk-gao-zhishengs-wife-horrifed-state-his-health-after
  9. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Government sets aside HK$450m to sponsor torture claimants

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Government reveals plans for an improved system to handle asylum seekers' claims, as well as more legal and financial aid for them HK$450m to sponsor torture claimants The government has earmarked HK$450 million this year to sponsor torture claimants and asylum seekers stranded in Hong Kong, partly due to a "broken" screening system. Critics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1274121/government-sets-aside-hk450m-sponsor-torture-claimants
  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Torture claimants let down by legal aid

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Ignorance and incompetence in Duty Lawyer Service is failing people who claim their lives are at risk in their homeland, say campaigners Torture claimants let down by legal aid Torture claimants are being let down by the government-funded legal service set up to help them, according to a human-rights campaign group and a lawyer who acted for fugitive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1273339/torture-claimants-let-down-legal-aid

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