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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Jailed academic Ilham Tohti's daughter slams China's treatment of Uygurs before US Congress

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:19pm by AFP

    ... and that he opposed violence. "In fact, he is exactly the sort of person a rational Chinese political structure would seek to engage in order to address the conditions of the Uygur people," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1471287/jailed-academic-ilham-tohtis-daughter-slams-chinas-treatment-uygurs-us
  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Direct action used in Taiwan protest too risky for Hong Kong, academic warns

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... that they believe will cost jobs in Taiwan. They also fear closer ties with Beijing pose a threat to the island's democracy. "We don't use violence on police and our training is aimed at crowd control and the avoidance of violence," Lin said. "When the crowd gets emotional and organisers fail to take control there is a danger of a violent outbreak. That's why we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1460613/direct-action-used-taiwan-protest-too-risky-hong-kong-academic-warns
  3. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Locust Effect, by Gary Haugen, Victor Boutros

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence by Gary Haugen, Victor Boutros Oxford University Press 4 stars David Wilson In 1885, a racist Seattle ... civic violence of that intensity is hard to imagine, but it still happens: just ask the founder of the human rights group International Justice Mission (IJM) Gary Haugen, and US federal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1448552/book-review-locust-effect-gary-haugen-victor-boutros
  4. News - World - POLITICS

    Maduro's arch-foe Leopoldo Lopez surrenders to face protest-related charges

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 10:54am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Opposition leader- blamed by Venezuelan president for chaotic street clashes- to face trial on homicide, incitement to violence charges Opposition leader ... upon me directly, with cowardice, by Nicolas Maduro,” Lopez told the sea of supporters who were dressed in white to symbolise non-violence. Venezuela’s red, yellow and blue flag hung from his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1430917/maduros-arch-foe-leopoldo-lopez-surrenders-face-protest-related-charges
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fears of violence as Falun Gong and foes clash over banners

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Confrontations intensify as opponents of spiritual movement step up their protests Fears of violence over Falun Gong 'banner war' A banner war that has erupted between Falun Gong supporters and an organisation opposing them has alarmed lawmakers who fear it may escalate into violence. In recent months an organisation called the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1100925/fears-violence-falun-gong-and-foes-clash-over-banners
  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti accused of 'separatist offences' by prosecutors

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 09:21am by AP, Minnie Chan

    ... incited ethnic hatred and engaged in separatist activities. In an online statement yesterday, the bureau said the scholar told his students that Uygurs should use violence and oppose ... and that the Uygurs were protesting against it before clashes erupted. The Tianshan news portal, which is run by the provincial Communist Party, called Friday's violence an act of terrorism. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1413164/uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti-accused-separatist-offences-prosecutors
  7. News - World - POLITICS

    Three years since revolution, Egypt still shackled by human rights woes

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:26pm by AFP

    ... International charged Thursday. “Egypt has witnessed a series of damaging blows to human rights and state violence on an unprecedented scale over the last seven months,” Amnesty’s Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui ... who continue to demand his reinstatement. Amnesty International said since the Islamist president’s July 3 ouster by the army, 1,400 people have been killed in political violence, “most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1411647/three-years-revolution-egypt-still-shackled-human-rights-woes
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police make fifth arrest for trespass at PLA barracks

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... said there was no violence involved. This was the fifth arrest for trespassing onto the PLA base since the new year, but it was not related to the previous incidents, the police said. Four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1397030/police-make-fifth-arrest-trespass-pla-barracks
  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Loyal to Mao's legacy, China's princelings have high hopes for fellow 'red descendant' Xi

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 09:18am by Angela Meng, WU NAN

    ... Angela Meng and Wu Nan Children of revolutionary leaders persecuted under rule of Communist Party head say his legacy outweighs violence and political turmoil Mao 'forgiven' ... the violence and political upheavals of the Cultural Revolution, said that despite Mao's errors he still considered him a great leader. "Before the Cultural Revolution, Mao was a godlike ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1388861/loyal-maos-legacy-chinas-princelings-have-high-hopes-fellow-red
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Now TV reporter attacked by CY Leung supporter

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com 'Biased' journalists attacked by angry CY supporter Two journalists were surrounded and attacked at the starting point of yesterday's pro-government march in Victoria Park, Now TV's news channel reported. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1116096/now-tv-reporter-attacked-cy-leung-supporter

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