A prominent British human rights barrister, who has fought high-profile cases in Hong Kong, has joined the legal team preparing to sue the government over its alleged role in secretly sending a Libyan dissident and his family to the torture chambers of former dictator MuaSunday, 30 December, 2012, 4:55am 1 comment
A University of Hong Kong student is seeking a judicial review in the High Court over her detention by police for waving the Tibetan flag during the Olympic torch relay in the city.9 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
I was converted to the Tibetan cause when I heard the Dalai Lama speak in London in the 1980s. His modesty, reasonableness and obvious moral integrity made a profound impression.
My views were further formed when I visited a Tibetan refugee reception centre in Nepal in 2003 and met refugees who had just crossed the Himalayas to escape from Chinese-ruled Tibet.1 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
It is wonderful that journalist Ching Cheong, imprisoned on the mainland on ludicrous, trumped up charges of spying, has been released and is back with his family.13 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
The author and publisher of a book on political protests in Asia, whose cover depicts a key moment in the Tiananmen Square incident, have accused a Hong Kong company of self-censorship by backing out of its agreement to print the work.26 May 2007 - 12:00am
Members were considered a security risk to Hong Kong, lawyer reveals
Four Taiwanese Falun Gong practitioners were refused entry to Hong Kong to attend a religious conference two years ago because they were on the Immigration Department's 'watch list', the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.21 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
Fears legal aid is refused for cases against the Government were reignited yesterday despite approval of a bill to set up a watchdog body.
Lawyers believe the Legal Aid Services Council, which will assess the possibility of the Legal Aid Department becoming independent, will not guarantee impartiality.3 May 1996 - 12:00am