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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo to petition for retrial

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Liu Xia asks lawyers to file petition for retrial of husband's case and suit over her house arrest Laureate's wife seizes initiative The wife of jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo wants her lawyers to challenge authorities for placing her under house arrest and seek a retrial of her husband's case. Beijing lawyers Mo Shaoping ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Transgender refugee goes through 'hell' in Hong Kong to be recognised as a woman

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... she said, adding that she had lost about 10kg since she arrived and is anaemic. Until last week, Rubashkyn was staying in a 3.75 square metre room in a seedy Kowloon guest house, her rent paid ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist jailed 18 months for June 4 protest bid

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:09am by AFP

    ... dissidents. Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years in jail for the crime in 2009 after circulating a petition calling for political reforms including democratic elections. ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of China's jailed Nobel winner pleads for eased house arrest

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The wife of China’s jailed dissident Nobel peace laureate is pleading for authorities to ease the conditions of her house arrest, fellow activists said ... also deprived the family of a large amount of funds and brought economic hardship,” Zeng wrote. Liu Xiaobo was jailed for subversion after spearheading Charter 08, a bold petition urging ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Refugees demand government better monitor food and housing they get

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by Christy Choi

    ... before inspections were made. He said Fung had admitted that the department had not visited any of the 65 slums housing asylum seekers that were identified by Vision First last year. "There's no one on the front lines. They have no idea of the conditions," Beatson said. The government is required on humanitarian grounds to provide basic subsistence and housing to asylum ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Jailed Chinese human rights activist Cao Shunli dies in detention after denied treatment

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by Reuters, AFP

    ... never accomplished," dissident Hu Jia said. "When the weather gets warmer, we will stand outside the door of the foreign ministry, continue to petition and call for the supervision ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xia, wife of China’s jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, hospitalised

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:59am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Liu Xia has been under effective house arrest since her husband Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 Jailed Nobel laureate's wife in hospital The wife ... been under effective house arrest since her husband won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, suffers from heart problems, possibly severe depression, and other ailments made worse from being under ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tiananmen Square 'citizen journalists' placed in criminal detention

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Verna Yu

    ... self-immolation by a middle-aged woman and took photos showing white smoke in front of the Tianan gate. Xing reported on March 6 that a man aged about 30 soiled the bottom-right corner of Mao's ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing and Washington trade accusations of human rights abuses

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

    ... of Tibet's unique heritage US REPORT ON HUMAN RIGHTS Authorities also used extra-legal measures such as enforced disappearance and strict house arrest, not just on suspects but also their family ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist Hu Jia accepts he faces jail again after latest police questioning

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Verna Yu

    ... trouble", said authorities appeared to be collecting evidence against him for an arrest that will lead to a lengthy jail term. Hu, who remains under house arrest, said police had warned him he could ... as his support for the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader. Hu said he was also interrogated about his links to members of the Beijing house church Shengai, or Holy Love, Christian ...




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