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  1. Two sides of the coin

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rural labourers in cities second-class citizens Submission to UN lacks input from domestic NGOs and activists, and ignores arbitrary detention, disappearances, torture, killings, ... tortured, persecuted, deprived of right to life, liberty and personal security, enslaved and denied fair trials Ban on teaching in Uygur language and destruction of Uygurs' culture and history; ...

  2. State Council hails China's success on human rights

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... illegal detention and the extraction of confessions through torture. The report has come amid the harshest crackdown on dissent in years. Amnesty International says more than 130 activists ...

  3. Lawyers stand up for the weak and disadvantaged

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... died in 2002 aged 71. Last year and in 2009, Barnes and Daly were invited by the Hong Kong Academy of Law to train lawyers in refugee law and torture claims. 'What would be more fun than ...

  4. Magazines - Style

    Man for all seasons

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the world's largest fashion groups but his real passion and tortured love is for his hometown football club Fiorentina. "This last season was a disaster! Everything went wrong," he says ...

  5. News - Asia

    Samyeling, home to Delhi's Tibetan exile community

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by RAKSHA KUMAR

    ... "torturous" journey was over. Religion is what brought him to India. "I just wanted to keep the Dalai Lama's photo with me. There is a strange peace in that." ...

  6. The Definitive Guide to the Da Vinci Code Paris Walks

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... Templar, Freemasons, medieval torture methods, crypts and keystones: they're all here, significance explained. More importantly for DVC anoraks, their relation to the book is revealed, helping ...

  7. Preservation the key to US human-rights values

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the world. For too long the attacks of September 11, 2001, distorted its moral compass. However, the release by the White House of secret memos detailing interrogation methods amounting to torture ...

  8. China's rights report on US 'valid, but political'

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma For 10 years they have been engaged in the same annual ritual. The United States condemns China's in its annual report on human rights around the world and pinpoints Beijing's suppression of dissenting voices, Tibet and Xinjiang, and the use of torture in prisons, as some of the most serious violations. China, in return, rebukes the US for hegemony and meddling ...

  9. Dandy & Dapper

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for a woman, and the jeweller will remember you, you could probably just go back there. They should just hand one over for free. In my years of experience with this torturous but necessary part ...

  10. movie buff

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... movements at the time. The director: Scorsese is at his best when portraying complex characters leading tortured lives, such as the gangsters in Goodfellas and Casino, the fallen boxing hero ...




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