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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Assault on Kevin Lau is tantamount to an attack on us all

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Lau assault an attack on us all The brutal attack on former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to has caused shock and outrage, not just in Hong Kong, but internationally. ... meticulously planned their assault; they knew his routine and inflicted the life-threatening wounds in moments. Whether the repugnant act was related to his work or was a personal matter is immaterial. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Maid assault case shows Hong Kong helpers need protection

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... 300,000. In a case involving a local couple and their Indonesian helper, a District Court judge found a husband and wife guilty of eight charges including wounding and assault causing actual bodily ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US does more harm than good with military intervention on foreign soil

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is largely fulfilled, an offshoot of the group is stepping up attacks in neighbouring Pakistan. A brazen assault on Karachi's international airport last Sunday left 28 people dead. Peace talks ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Attack on journalists is affront to free press

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Assault is affront to our free press Outrage and condemnation came after a handful of Hong Kong journalists on assignment in Beijing were brutally attacked. They were abused ... on the activist and the dissident's wife. The assault is an affront to press freedom and the public's right to know. Liu Xia has been put under a virtual house arrest for almost two years after ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Maid-abuse case highlights the need to act

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 12:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Action needed to stop maid abuse An international news magazine has headlined a reference to Indonesian maids as Hong Kong's modern-day slaves. This was prompted by alleged serial assault of a maid by her local employers, widely reported here and abroad. It is unfair to most employers and an undeserved slur on the city's reputation. Nonetheless, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China needs stronger punishment for sex crimes against children

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Children need more protection When it comes to making punishment fit the crime, few offences, if any, pose such a challenge to civilised society's values as sexual assault and the abuse of children by adults in positions of authority and trust. It is difficult to strike a balance that satisfies everyone between protecting society and offenders' rights ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Terrorism should have no role in dissent

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 12:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the western autonomous region of Xinjiang feel, staging assaults on authority or national symbols will never further their cause. Nor will it garner Chinese or international sympathy. The world has ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China needs more safety valves for dissent, not more crackdowns

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 04:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... man set off a bomb at the airport in Beijing after he failed to get compensation for his paralysis, allegedly the result of serious assault by Guangdong security guards. The influx ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    How many deaths will it take before US passes gun laws?

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... this year would have made any difference. They would have controlled automatic assault weapons- one of the guns used in the latest massacre- and online sales, and expanded background checks to stop ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China imposing disturbing new internet controls

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Disturbing new internet controls Mainland authorities have laid siege to social media, a haven for free-wheeling comment, in their campaign to control online rumours. The latest assault has sparked outrage among the public and lawyers. Judicial officials have issued a legal document that criminalises internet postings deemed to spread rumour or misinformation ...




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