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Today in Geneva, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women posed hard-hitting questions on the progress of women’s rights in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao. In a comprehensive exchange with the Chinese delegation, the independent experts on the Committee raised a...
FIDH 40 th Congress – Taipei, Taiwan FIDH Urgent Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in Hong Kong Sponsored by Human Rights in China (HRIC) and the Taiwan Association for Human Rights (TAHR) Delegates gathered at the FIDH 40 th Congress, Recognizing that over the past four months, diverse...
Background Seventeen years after China’s resumption of sovereignty over Hong Kong, the former British colony has returned to the spotlight. The debate over reforms to the process for selecting the city’s next Chief Executive in 2017 has reached fever pitch. Democracy advocates are rallying behind...
The story of how a judicial deadened in the mainland courts compelled a group of plaintiffs to seek redress in a Hong Kong court, in an innovative—albeit unsuccessful—lawsuit. This case, a lawsuit filed at the Hong Kong Small Claims Tribunal for compensation for victims of the tainted milk powder...
In May-June 2009, in Hong Kong, students and artists in their late-teens and early-20s organized the P-at-Riot: June Fourth Festival for the Post-80s Generation (80後六四文化祭)—a cultural festival commemorating the 1989 Democracy Movement in China and paying tribute to the victims of the subsequent...
Racial discrimination in Hong Kong Interviews with Hong Kong residents show that racist attitudes and practices are common in the territory, write Christine Loh and Kelley Loper . But the Hong Kong government has consistently refused to consider enacting legislation banning racial discrimination...
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OPEN LETTER June 16, 2020 To: Li Zhanshu Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC) Re: Reject National Security Legislation Dear Chairman Li, We are writing to express our grave concerns regarding the recent adoption by China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) of...
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The following organizations from Hong Kong attended the CERD hearing to present a contrasting picture of the situation in the territory to that of the government. HONG KONG HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR The Monitor, one of the territory’s major human rights groups, submitted an in-depth report to the CERD...

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