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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530303/rising-hate-speech-europe-could-breed-violence-un-rights-chief-warns
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541349/un-chides-iran-over-juvenile-executions
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1524358/australia-seeks-release-chinese-born-artist-held-beijing
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1507478/second-helper-claims-she-was-abused-employer-nine-months
  5. 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? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493770/journalist-forgoes-hong-kong-life-breadline-war-torn-somalia
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Heilongjiang police accuse four rights lawyers of 'disturbing order' after detention and alleged beating

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 01:20pm by Verna Yu

    ... Cheng and Tang Jitian, were still under detention and fellow lawyers fear they have also been subjected to police violence. Zhang has insisted that he and his colleagues were investigating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1462376/heilongjiang-police-accuse-four-rights-lawyers-disturbing-order-after
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing and Washington trade accusations of human rights abuses

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com American report points to central government's mistreatment of activists, while Beijing denounces drone strikes and gun violence China and U.S. trade claims ... and accused the National Security Agency of spying at home and abroad. It also condemned "rampant gun violence" in the US and said it failed to ratify or participate in several UN ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1437592/beijing-and-washington-trade-accusations-human-rights-abuses
  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Report slams Hong Kong for 'narrow, fragmented laws' that fail to stop human trafficking

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... excessive agencies fees leading to debt bondage, the retention of passports and physical or sexual violence." Figures show that between January and July last year, 2,172 foreign domestic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455777/hong-kong-under-fire-human-trafficking
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1220578/human-rights-watch-accuses-myanmar-ethnic-cleansing
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1192441/un-states-overcome-divide-reach-historic-pact-against-abuse-women

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