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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Mistrust of police blamed for big drop in reported rapes, aid group says

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 07:11am by SARAH KARACS

    ... of the effectiveness of self-protection against sexual violence." Rape and sexual assault remain among the most underreported crimes worldwide, according to a US government survey in 2012. It said only 35 per cent of rapes and sexual assaults were reported to police in the United States in 2010. Feelings of shame as well as fear of being identified and stigmatised throughout the conviction ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... the building's fire-safety systems. "People's perception of press freedom is expected to reach another new low, what with the brutal assault on former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau ...

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    Participants in Occupy Central 'should not underestimate legal consequences'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:55pm by Stuart Lau

    ... is entitled to not disclose their criminal record when filling in declarations for job-seeking purposes. Meanwhile, under the Police Force Ordinance, anyone who assaults or resists any police officer ...

  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Everyday Sexism website a global hit, much to British founder Laura Bates' surprise

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... a colleague's casual comment to unreported rapes. Many tell of assault, threats of violence and verbal abuse in public places. Others report seemingly innocuous behaviour and comments. One woman tells ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hongkongers facing an era of change as mainland reforms pick up steam

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Oliver Chou

    ... he got carried away during media interviews," he said. As the department head, Chen had a talk with Kong, during which he refuted the latter's verbal assaults on Hong Kong ...

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    Controversy over urinating toddler threatens to escalate as state media, angry net users weigh in

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 07:35pm by Tanna Chong

    ... the memory card from one young man’s camera. The husband and wife, both two-way permit holders, were subsequently arrested on suspicion of theft and assault respectively, Hong Kong police said. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    YouTube slap-attack boyfriend escapes charges over alleged assault of Post photographer

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Man in journalist-assault case 'won't be charged' Police have decided not to prosecute a man who allegedly attacked a South China Morning Post photographer outside court, citing insufficient evidence. The decision, made after seeking the Department of Justice's advice, led to concerns about whether frontline journalists were ...

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    Police question teachers on 2007 indecent assault in school

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, LO WEI

    ... Phila Siu and Lo Wei Police probe indecent assault in school Police have invited several teachers at a hearing-impaired school in Diamond Hill for questioning over allegations that a teacher indecently assaulted a pupil in 2007, the school said yesterday. The male teacher allegedly touched a girl's bottom three times during a fire drill at the school, which has primary ...

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    Assault trial of Freemason in 2012 'unusual'

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Janitor was cleared of abusing secretary in 2012 case that legal figures say was tinged with the perception of an 'old boys' network Assault trial of freemason 'unusual' The conduct of Freemasons in Hong Kong has come under renewed scrutiny after senior legal figures questioned the handling of alleged indecent assaults ...

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    'I forgive my bosses' says Indonesian helper who was tortured for two years

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by JULIE CHU

    ... 42, and Catherine Au Yuk-shan, 41, were convicted on eight wounding and assault charges. District Court Judge So Wai-tak sentenced Tai to three years and three months in prison, and jailed Au for 5-1/2 years earlier this week. Kartika previously told the court that in her two-year stay in the couple's home in Tai Po, Au assaulted her almost daily with a hanger and a shoe. Her two ...




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