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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Beijing touts drop in capital crimes in annual human rights reports

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Beijing hails drop in capital crimes The central government released its tenth white paper on human rights yesterday, highlighting a decrease ... of punishment for 13 economic and non-violent crimes, reducing the number of categories applied to death sentences by nearly one-fifth, said the annual "Progress in China's Human Rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1237864/beijing-touts-drop-capital-crimes-annual-human-rights-reports
  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Four activists demand criminal probe into police brutality claims

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:29am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Icarus Wong Ho-yin, of the Civil Human Rights Front, accused the force of double standards. "Would police tell the rape victim to complain to CAPO instead?" asked Wong, referring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554252/four-activists-demand-criminal-probe-police-brutality-claims
  3. News - World - CRIME

    Homeowner, 80, who shot dead fleeing burglar awaits decision on charges

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... They assaulted him, breaking his collarbone, before he was able to get a handgun, the chief said. Police said he fired shots inside and outside his house. Under California law, homeowners have a right ... at them outside his home as they were fleeing, Rosenthal said. "The problem here is that all this happens very fast and his legal right to use force probably ended just a few seconds before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1559935/homeowner-80-who-shot-dead-fleeing-burglar-awaits-decision-charges
  4. News - World - CRIME

    Online gambling guru and '14K triad member' Paul Phua snared in Las Vegas arrest

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by Patrick Boehler, Bryan Harris, Raquel Carvalho

    ... in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, was one of the first in the gambling scene to recognise the potential of the internet and to catch the wave at precisely the right moment. He first appeared on the radar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560119/las-vegas-arrest-snared-worlds-online-gambling-guru-malaysian-paul-phua
  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police offer HK$300,000 bounty to find ex-boyfriend of murdered Dragonair hostess

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Clifford Lo

    ... said in a reward notice yesterday. Abrasions were found on Chan's neck, right elbow and knees, according to police. "The cause of death was ligature strangulation and the time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558422/police-offer-hk300000-bounty-find-ex-boyfriend-murdered-air-hostess
  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Interpol seizes US$2.2b worth of bets as illegal gambling on World Cup soars

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:06pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... massive profits for organised crime networks which are often linked to corruption, human trafficking and money laundering," he said. Hong Kong and mainland police alone seized HK$750 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556087/illegal-betting-during-world-cup-more-doubled-2010-hong-kong-police
  7. News - China - CRIME

    Guangdong gunman arrested after 19-hour hostage-suicide drama

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 07:11pm by Anne Yi

    ... himself – but police officers broke into the house and overpowered him before he could do himself harm. Luo, the kidnapper, had injuries to his head, right hand and leg. He was escorted by police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549701/guangdong-gunman-arrested-after-19-hour-hostage-suicide-drama
  8. News - World - CRIME

    Prosecutor questions Pistorius' immobility as re-enactment footage emerges

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... with a 9mm pistol. "There was at least an option for the accused to flee, even walk out of the room, am I right?" said Nel, suggesting that Pistorius was criminally negligent by choosing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548866/prosecutor-questions-pistorius-immobility-re-enactment-footage-emerges
  9. News - China - CRIME

    Three sentenced to death as court reveals unseen footage of Tiananmen Square attack

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:16pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... consequences they face," Li said. Human rights organisations say curbs on the ethnic group's language, religion and culture have inflamed tensions. The Tiananmen attack was the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1533875/three-sentenced-death-tiananmen-square-attack
  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong under pressure to improve rights of city's 300,000 maids

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:12am by Joanna Chiu and Danny Lee

    ... on the human rights of migrants, said there would be less abuse if labour inspectors were allowed into homes employing live-in maids but conceded it would be very difficult for Hongkongers to accept. ... Joanna Chiu in Sragen, Indonesia and Danny Lee Indonesian politician, UN advocate for migrants express concern about helpers' lack of rights Pressure builds over abused maid Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1410956/external-pressure-hong-kong-builds-over-abused-indonesia-maid

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