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  1. Eight teens face sexual assault charges

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Seven youths aged 15 to 18 and a girl, 15, appeared in Eastern Court yesterday over the alleged rape and molestation of a girl in San Shing Street, Shau Kei Wan, on March 27. They entered no pleas. The girl faced a charge of conspiracy to rape. Four males each faced a count of rape, and the other three males indecent assault counts. Magistrate Bina Chainrai adjourned ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Horrors of rape victimlay bare society's unexamined prejudices

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... to feel. Even before her death, her ordeal, during which she was assaulted with an iron bar, had impelled thousands to protest against crimes against women and the failure to allow women to live ...

  3. Man jailed for sexual attacks on girl

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A father of two was jailed for 6 1/2 years yesterday for indecently assaulting and trying to rape his teenage sister-in-law. The man, 27, had earlier pleaded guilty to one count of indecent assault and two of attempted rape at the Court of First Instance. He touched the girl at his home on the first occasion when she was 13, then tried to rape her twice at two other locations ...

  4. Groping problem

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The MTR is trying to curb indecent assault and has not ruled out having women-only carriages. About 42 per cent of women have received unwelcome advances on the MTR. What are your views? Write to us ...

  5. Man tried to rape sister-in-law, 14

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... pleaded guilty to one count of indecent assault when the girl was 13 and two counts of attempted rape when she was 14. His wife and his mother were present at the hearing in the Court of First Instance. The assaults came to light when the girl told a social worker at school. Mr Justice Louis Tong Po-sun adjourned sentencing to the end of this month. ...

  6. Ex-head's harassment convictions quashed

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau-hang, 53, will face a retrial on 10 charges of indecent assault on three of the teachers. So pleaded not guilty before Magistrate Gary Lam Kar-yan at Kwun Tong Court in November last year to 10 counts of indecent assault and three of common assault over six years from 2000. He was sentenced to 12 weeks' jail and fined HK$3,000, but was released on bail pending an appeal. Quashing ...

  7. Campaigners say law on rape should apply to offenders under 14

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... 2007, including 15 cases of sex with girls under 16 and 33 indecent assaults. Researcher Irene Ng Wai-ching said it was found that 42 per cent of the defendants charged with indecent assault were under 17 and seven were under 14. Crimes committed by the seven all involved types of sexual contact, including sexual intercourse, attempted rape, anal sex and assaults using the hands. ...

  8. Man found guilty of raping ex-girlfriend

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A man who raped a former girlfriend and later indecently assaulted her was convicted yesterday on three charges relating to the incidents. In the Court of First Instance, Wong Chi-king, 34, had pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape, one of indecent assault and another of aggravated bodily harm. A jury yesterday found him guilty of indecent assault, aggravated bodily ...

  9. '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 ...

  10. Cruises pose 'risk of rape'

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Taking a voyage on a cruise ship doubles your risk of being sexually assaulted compared with day-to-day life on shore, according to an industry analyst. Ross Klein told a conference in Auckland, New Zealand, that cruise liners were not as safe as most people assumed, and that crew members were overwhelmingly to blame for most rapes and assaults. Professor ...




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