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Emily Lau (Hong Kong Legislative Council, China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group) :
I will share something not from the bigger political picture or focused specifically on human rights,
I think I could say that rule of law, or the aspirations for rule of law, is something that is in com
China is a country with a lot of problems of what political scientists call “stateness. ” That is to say, the state itself is not a subject of broad consensus, with respect to both its geographic boundaries or to its membership. There are a lot of examples of important parts of China that are not...
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...
Two Hong Kong legislators discuss the role Hong Kong can play in advancing democratic progress in mainland China. Human Rights in China (HRIC) : Mr. Ho, I would like to ask you to briefly introduce yourself. You are an active member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LEGCO) and also a human...
Our support to your fight against the legislation of Article 23 of Basic Law July 10, 2003
Hong Kong’s record on race discrimination under review In arguing for comprehensive legislation outlawing racial discrimination in Hong Kong, a UN committee blundered into the sensitive territory of the division of responsibility between the Hong Kong government and Beijing under one country, two...
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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