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Vietnam jails fish farmer for subversion

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

Who's afraid of whom at the Lius' home?

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

Another activist under investigation

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

I underestimated public anger in July 2003, admits Regina Ip

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

Security chief says lessons learned from Article 23 row

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

Anti-sedition law - good sense has been subverted

The Hong Kong government's proposed Article 23 is misconceived and the whole affair has been mishandled.

22 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Security chief denies 'hard sell' tactics

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

UN is told proposals are shameful

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

The grey areas

Uncertainties in the consultation paper on Article 23 raised by lawyers include:

16 Oct 2002 - 12:00am