Political rights

One year of security law in Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Sunny Cheung was scheduled to appear in court last September on a case related to his participation in a banned vigil last June to mark the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Instead of appearing as a defendant, he announced on Facebook that he had gone into exile in an undisclosed […]

Political rights

Bread and Political Rights – BusinessWorld Online

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS A few weeks ago, retired Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Antonio Carpio, forwarded to me on Viber Dambisa Moyo’s speech on TED Talks, the wildly popular online conference in which ideas are discussed by competent and authoritative resource persons. Moyo, a Zambian-born international economist who comments on important world […]

Political rights

Political bread and rights – BusinessWorld

STAR PHILIPPINE / MICHAEL VARCAS Several weeks ago, Antonio Carpio, retired Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, forwarded to me on Viber, Dambisa Moyo’s speech on TED Talks, the very popular online conference where ideas are discussed. by knowledgeable and authoritative resource persons. Moyo, an international economist of Zambian origin who comments on important […]

Civil movement

New Civilian Movement Established in Kazakhstan Says It Will Create ‘Real’ Change

ALMATY, Kazakhstan – A group of activists from Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, say they are creating a new civil movement – People’s Trust, which will eventually turn into a political party. The group, led by former diplomat Qazbek Beisebaev and civil rights activist Ghabiden Zhakei, told reporters on June 23 that any Kazakh citizen is […]