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  1. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rising hate speech in Europe could breed violence, UN rights chief warns

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:51pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Geneva Rights chief points to electoral gains by far right as she says politicians' xenophobia, racism and religious intolerance could breed violence U.N. warns on rising hate speech in Europe The recent rise in xenophobic rhetoric from European Union politicians could pave the way for violence and human rights violations, UN High Commissioner for Human ...

  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

    ... provided accompanying voice-overs, Tohti’s voice cannot be heard on any of the videos. ”I admire those who use violence to fight against violence,” Xinhua quoted Tohti, who used to teach at Minzu ...

  3. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Western powers 'outraged' after China convicts Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 02:19pm by AFP

    ... also seen an influx of migrants from China's dominant Han ethnicity, which experts say has fulled Uygur resentment. China blames the violence on "terrorist" groups seeking ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:18pm by AFP, AP

    ... on religious extremists and “terrorists” seeking independence for the region. Such violence has grown more frequent over the last year and has occurred in areas far beyond Xinjiang. China blames ...

  5. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN chides Iran over juvenile executions

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

    ... to a child a year later. She says that her husband subjected her to domestic violence. She was arrested in 2010. "Regardless of the circumstances of the crime, the execution of juvenile ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Australia seeks release of Chinese-born artist held in Beijing

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:23am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... in an article published in the Financial Times last week. “In the army I had never seen that sort of violence. Then I saw the tracers and people falling around me – they were just gone.” Discussions ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Imprisoned and beaten: Second helper tells of escape from violent Hong Kong employer

    Posted May 08th 2014, 06:00pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hong Kong woman arrested but not charged after Filipino helper said she was imprisoned and beaten from the day she arrived in city Another maid tells of escape from violence Another domestic helper has come forward claiming she was verbally and physically abused by her female employer for nine months. Following the alleged abuse case ...

  8. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar of ‘ethnic cleansing’

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 01:19pm by AFP

    ... displaced, denied access to humanitarian aid and are unable to return home, the group said. At least 180 people died in two outbreaks of Buddhist-Muslim violence in Rakhine since June last year, ... for Malaysia. Myanmar views its population of roughly 800,000 Rohingya as illegal Bangladeshi immigrants. Other Muslims were also targeted in violence last month in central Myanmar, where at least 43 ...

  9. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN states overcome divide to reach historic pact against abuse of women

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Muslim nations and Western pave over divisions to decree no custom or religion justifies violence Muslim and Western nations overcame deep divisions to agree a historic UN declaration setting out a code of conduct for combating violence against women. Iran, Libya, Sudan and other Muslim countries agreed to language stating violence against women and girls could not be justified ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    'I'd rather face death in Somalia than be destitute in Hong Kong', says asylum seeker

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... of African journalists from their home countries fleeing violence and intimidation, which was identified in a report by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists. "You know Mogadishu? ...




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