At least two activists died in custody before or during China’s Communist Party congress and tens of thousands had their movements restricted, rights groups said on Monday.Monday, 19 November, 2012, 3:53pm 1 comment
Get close to nature with these home furnishings that bring the outside in.1 Nov 2012 - 11:23pm
A Vietnamese court jailed two renowned musicians for up to six years for anti-state propaganda, one of their lawyers said, a decision that rights groups branded an outrage.
Viet Khang was given a four-year jail term while Tran Vu Anh Binh, 37 was handed a six-year sentence, lawyer Tran Vu Hai said after a short trial in Ho Chi Minh City.31 Oct 2012 - 2:49am
Mainlanders are increasingly taking to the streets in protest over industrial development, a phenomenon analysts say is a serious challenge for local officials. In the latest case, big demonstrations in the Zhejiang city of Ningbo successfully halted a plan to expand a Sinopec petrochemical complex.31 Oct 2012 - 12:14pm
Bailiffs and security guards evicted the final handful of "Occupy Central" activists from outside HSBC headquarters yesterday, ending their almost year-long campaign amid scuffles that left at least four people injured.12 Sep 2012 - 9:50am 1 comment
Security guards began making notes on the furniture at the Occupy Central site beneath HSBC headquarters yesterday afternoon, a hint that an attempt to evict the handful of protesters still defying a court order to leave could come soon.30 Aug 2012 - 3:36am
Police arrested a 21-year-old man for posting comments on the internet saying he would hack several government websites.15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm
A Hong Kong member of the US-based hacking group Anonymous - who claims to have paralysed several government websites with cyber attacks - says he plans similar attacks in Hong Kong and the mainland as part of the July 1 protests.21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong is a city where citizens have a very high degree of freedom and rights. We have a stable political system, a clean government and a well-defined rule of law. There are many channels to voice our opinions.3 May 2012 - 12:00am
The head of the police watchdog says there is a pressing need to get it involved in helping police and protesters to communicate during demonstrations.
Jat Sew-tong, chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council, also said the watchdog could play a role in monitoring the way the force handled protests.23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am