A Vietnamese court has jailed a fish farmer for three years for “plotting to overthrow the state”, a court clerk said on Wednesday.Wednesday, 16 January, 2013, 3:36pm
You would have to be heartless not to feel sorry for the frightened woman, wearing a beanie against the indoor cold of her Beijing home, who took fright at a bunch of troublemakers barging through her front door last Friday.2 Jan 2013 - 2:52am 1 comment
Background on Cao Haibo, the 27-year-old sentenced to 8 years in prison for discussing politics online
Seeing Red in China shares more details regarding the young dissident from Kunming.2 Nov 2012 - 9:07am
Hu Jun, who is paralysed from the waist down, could become the latest rights activist to potentially be charged with inciting subversion in relation to the so-called Jasmine Revolution.19 May 2011 - 12:00am
Former secretary for security Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, speaking in a television interview in which she declined to rule herself out of running for chief executive one day, yesterday admitted she had underestimated the public anger that led to the mass protests of July 2003.31 Jul 2006 - 12:00am
The security chief admitted yesterday that 'lessons have been learned'' from the consultation process on proposed anti-subversion laws, saying officials should be more careful when remarking on sensitive issues.
Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee also suggested that once the laws were in place, the government should conduct a case study to assess its handling of the affair.22 Feb 2003 - 12:00am
The Hong Kong government's proposed Article 23 is misconceived and the whole affair has been mishandled.22 Dec 2002 - 12:00am
The security chief has denied she tried to 'hard sell' the proposals on anti-subversion laws.
Secretary for Security Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee said officials had a responsibility to explain the proposals to the public.
'I don't think this is hard sell,' she said.7 Nov 2002 - 12:00am
A rights watchdog yesterday submitted a report on the SAR's 'shameful' proposals on treason, sedition, subversion and secession to the United Nations human rights committee in session in Geneva.7 Nov 2002 - 12:00am
Uncertainties in the consultation paper on Article 23 raised by lawyers include:16 Oct 2002 - 12:00am
Offences except subversion and secession to be covered by existing laws
New offence prohibits leaking information regarding SAR and Beijing relations
Expression of views and reports not illegal unless they incite violence threatening national safety or public order25 Sep 2002 - 12:00am
Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie disclosed that the SAR government will soon release a consultation paper on Article 23 of the Basic Law. There is speculation that the central government has pressured her into enacting the anti-subversion law which prohibits any act of treason or sedition.18 Sep 2002 - 12:00am
Democratic Party chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming has made a fresh attempt to lobby the government against introducing an anti-subversion law, arguing that Hong Kong is now as stable as in early 1989.5 Sep 2002 - 12:00am
People should feel honoured if sedition and subversion laws are passed in the SAR, the Secretary for Justice says. Elsie Leung Oi-sie, speaking in an RTHK interview on the progress of enacting an anti-subversion law, said: 'A citizen of a country does have the duty to protect his country's security.18 Aug 2002 - 12:00am
What Article 23 says:23 Jul 2002 - 12:00am