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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Actress JuJu Chan's plea to MTR chiefs after assault at Admiralty

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com JuJu Chan is calling for women-only carriages after she was molested on Admiralty platform Actress in campaign after MTR assault Actress Juliana ... through women-only areas. Angie Ng, organiser of SlutWalk Hong Kong, an annual march against sexual assault, said that gender segregation should be only a temporary solution. "In the long ...

  2. 1 in 8 MTR assault victims are men, survey finds

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com One in eight MTR passengers who claimed in a survey to have been indecently assaulted on trains were men. But male respondents supported separate ... last month which found that more than eight in 10 alleged victims of such assaults did not report them. The political party urged the MTR Corporation to try out women-only carriages in rush ...

  3. An indecent indifference to assaults on women

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The risk of being indecently assaulted while travelling on a crowded bus or train is one faced by women in most countries around the world. Sadly, Hong Kong is no exception. Since ... conditions on the trains- particularly during peak hours- provide a perfect environment for gropers to subject women to assaults. Recent figures suggest that the number of reported cases in Hong Kong ...

  4. Man acquitted after death of witness

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A judge intended to call for a retrial of a man convicted of nudging a woman with the lower part of his body on the MTR, but a key witness has died of an illness. Madam Justice Judianna Barnes Wai-ling acquitted Tung Sin-yung of indecent assault yesterday after he appealed to the Court of First Instance, saying it was unclear whether the man seen assaulting a passenger was Tung. ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the robber had lain in wait in the women's toilet of a Mei Foo Sun Chuen restaurant. Two arrested for kicking taxi, assaulting police Two women, aged 30 and 32, were arrested in Wellington Street, Central, after kicking a taxi and assaulting two police officers early yesterday. The officers were treated at Queen Mary Hospital. Patient arrested after assault at hospital A 51-year-old ...

  6. '66pc of women groped on public transport'

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Survey finds 42 per cent of victims received unwelcome advances while travelling by MTR Two out of three women say they have been indecently assaulted on public transport, ... that they were assaulted on the MTR, while 38 per cent said the incidents happened on buses. Only eight of the women said they had sought help from transport company staff. 'Most said in the survey ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Survey finds one-third of women suffered sex crime on MTR

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Assaults go unreported by victims, who fear disrupting passengers and say police do little I in 3 women fallsvictim to sex crimeon MTR, poll says More than ... responses- 387 from women and 146 from men. Of the women, 139- or 36 per cent- said they had fallen victim to some form of sexual crime. Most said they had been assaulted, while some were unwilling ...

  8. 'Passive' response to MTR groping under fire

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong The MTR Corporation has been criticised for making only 'passive' attempts to tackle indecent assaults on its trains, using posters described as lacking impact ... A woman's group has estimated nine out of 10 Hong Kong women have been affected. The black-and-white posters carry the words, 'Don't be a silent victim- Report indecent assaults ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I was assaulted at forum, 'Long Hair' tells police Legislator 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung filed a complaint at Tsim Sha Tsui police station yesterday alleging he was assaulted during a forum at the Science Museum on September 1. The League of Social Democrats member said participants at the forum, called to discuss government plans to scrap Legislative Council ...

  10. Increase in MTR thieves 'fishing' for smartphones

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... And indecent assaults and covert photography on trains are also on the rise, according to official figures. The new trick dubbed 'fishing' emerged last year whereby the thieves, who usually ... Causeway Bay, Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui and in most cases those arrested were from the mainland. Indecent assault and covert photography are also on the rise. There were 69 indecent assaults ...




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