Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Does Tsang think some children are more equal than others?

Saturday, 20 October, 2007, 12:00am

Wrong choice, right?

One of the joys of life in Hong Kong is that the correctness of my German ancestry is far, far away. There are rules here, but none that have, as yet, got me into as much trouble as during my visits to other countries.

9 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

China's poor record on individual rights

I refer to the article headlined 'China's poor human rights record? Think again' (March 31), in which Joel Meyer defended China's human rights record by invoking - of all things - the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

I am simply curious as to which UDHR Mr Meyer is referring to.

5 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Chinese-language rights Web site set for launch

The world's first Chinese-language human rights Web site will be launched tomorrow as activists celebrate the 50th anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights.

But international treaties relevant to subversion and treason offences have been left out after a government-administered trust fund refused to finance the data base.

9 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

A golden opportunity slips by

By the time you read this, the Secretary for Home Affairs, David Lan, may be sporting a few bruises, a black eye (or two) and other symptoms of having been beaten with a rolling-pin.

19 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Education the key to ending discrimination

Amnesty International welcomes the Hong Kong SAR Home Affairs Bureau's decision to introduce a funding scheme for projects that seek to promote equal opportunity on the grounds of sexual orientation.

We are disappointed that some groups have raised objections because they believe the time is not right for such projects.

25 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

A little close to home

SOME strange ideas about human rights have been circulating lately. They have been depicted as an implement for bossy governments to put down economic competitors, as an element of Imperialism, even as an insult to Chinese civilisation.

This is a pity, because it is based on a misunderstanding.

6 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Asia takes on West in the battle for human rights

MANY years ago, on December 10, 1948, to be specific, the world made a commitment: the horrors of World War II, of gas chambers and mass executions, of torture, rape, destruction of property and livelihoods, would never again be allowed to happen.

This commitment was given a specific form and name, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

20 Jun 1993 - 12:00am