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  1. News - China - COURTS

    Guangzhou vows new detention centres won't be like labour camps

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 01:44pm by DARREN WEE

    ... presiding judge of the Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court, said the formation of the detention centres did not constitute a revival of the labour camp system but would help in plans ... formal trials and are applicable to those who broke the law. By contrast, labour camp was an administrative punishment and people could be sent there without necessarily breaking the law. Deputy ...

  2. News - China - COURTS

    Rape victim's mother Tang Hui wins damages over labour camp sentence

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 09:48am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Tang Hui awarded 2,941 yuan after nine days in a labour camp because she had 'upset social stability' in pursuit of justice for her daughter Rape ... in a case against labour camp authorities in Hunan province. Tang Hui was sentenced to 18 months of re-education through labour at a camp in Yongzhou last year. She was released after just over ...

  3. News - China - COURTS

    Defiant labour-camp mum Tang Hui to appeal verdict against payout

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Defiant petitioner Tang Hui, whose bid for justice for her raped daughter led to her detention, keeps up fight for compensation Labour-camp mum to appeal payout verdict Tang Hui, the mother of a rape victim whose campaign for justice is also seen as a strong call to end the notorious labour camp system, remains defiant and is working on an appeal ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Yacht model gift to Rafael Hui was not made of real gold, graft trial hears

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by Austin Chiu

    ... also referred to a trip to France that Cathay Pacific invited Hui to join for the delivery ceremony of its 100th aircraft. He put it to Wong that the Economic Development and Labour Bureau had ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong woman accused of abusing Indonesian maid Erwiana appears in court

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 02:06pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... accused of abusing her domestic workers and breaching labour laws appeared in court in the city on Thursday, in a case that has sparked international outcry and drawn attention to the plight ... charges are labour-related offences, including denying Erwiana’s wages for seven months, from last May to January. She also allegedly failed to grant Erwiana holidays, as required by Hong Kong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hui-Kwok trial drama delayed by a disappearing jury

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by DANNY LEE

    ... in a heated argument. But tempers eased as a large contingent, some drawing on cigarettes, discussed how to reconcile the divided camps. One suggested solution was for the judiciary to help hammer out ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Erwiana’s former employer to face 13 fresh charges over treatment of maids

    Posted May 20th 2014, 01:21pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... by Law, and criminal intimidation of Nurhasanah and Tutik Lestari Ningsih, who also worked for Law. Ten counts of labour-related offences, including failing to pay wages to Erwiana and failing ...

  8. News - China - COURTS

    US citizen gets 20 years after crime gang trial

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:22am by Mimi Lau

    ... petition," he said. More than 10 of the convicted defendants also said they would appeal against their sentences. "I'm not a triad member. I'm only a labourer. A labourer gets ...

  9. News - China - COURTS

    Police chief apologises to Tang Hui, mother of rape and kidnap victim

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 01:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Official apologises for sentencing Tang Hui to labour camp for seeking justice for her daughter Police chief says sorry to rape victim's mother ... to 18 months in a “re-education through labourcamp for demanding her daughter’s attackers be punished sparked widespread public outrage in August last year, prompting her release just a week ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Taiwan jails Hong Kong pair for ruining flat

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:30am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Women moved out without paying rent, stealing TV and leaving piles of rotting food and rubbish Taiwan jails HK pair for ruining flat A Taiwan court has sentenced two Hong Kong women each to five months in prison and 40 days' labour for theft, forgery and damage to the property of their Taiwanese landlord. The penalty ...




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