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  1. Urban superjail: the best way to release land?

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... security necessary for a prison. Other than perhaps as protection from a terrorist assault- for which a prison full of copyright pirates or prostitutes is unlikely to be a target- a surround ...

  2. Battered syndrome plea helps woman on death row

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... women said they had been hit more than once; most of the remaining third said they could not begin to count how many times they had been assaulted. The survey was triggered by the public ...

  3. Bullies have no place in school

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conducted in 2001 found that about 20 per cent of secondary students had been physically assaulted and about half verbally abused during the previous sixth months. The figures were far higher than ...

  4. New mainland airports a threat to Cathay Pacific's hub

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am by Stephen Craig

    ... Hong Kong or Shenzhen airports, looks like a direct assault on Hong Kong's hub status. Guangzhou also has Air France and Lufthansa shortly beginning direct flights, ahead of a new ...

  5. My departure defused threat, says activist

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... later, only to return on November 3. It was later revealed the threats began with the sentence, 'This is a joke'. They included threats of a 'sexual assault' on his wife ...

  6. Honeymoon over for Argentina's new president

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reed Lindsay in Buenos Aires Nestor Kirchner is taking on the corrupt police force in his biggest gamble yet Nestor Kirchner has coasted relatively unscathed through his first six months as president of Argentina, winning broad popular support by leading an assault on an entrenched political elite dominated by his own Peronist party. But the honeymoon appears to be coming to an end. ...

  7. Officer's attacker to serve longer jail term

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Catastrophic impact of assault should have been given more weight, judge says The jail term of a man whose attack on a young police officer left him in a near-vegetative state was yesterday increased from six years to 10. The Court of Appeal ruled that the sentence handed down in April by Mr Justice Pang Kin-kee to 24-year-old Liu Chi-yung was 'manifestly ...

  8. Teen sex offences up 48pc in 5 years

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The incidence of sexual offences against teenagers has risen by half in the past five years as increasing openness about sex encourages young people to experiment at an earlier age, police say. Police figures show indecent assault cases rose by 34 per cent from 1,034 in 2004 to 1,381 last year. Among the cases last year, 421 involved victims aged below 16, up 48 per ...

  9. Rising voices against prohibition

    Posted Jan 09th 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... last November that heroin addicts in Britain each commit, on average, 432 robberies, assaults and burglaries a year to raise the money for their illegal habit. Each addict steals about ...

  10. Chopped officer shoots, kills attacker

    Posted Jan 05th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... convictions for burglary, robbery, rape, possession of an offensive weapon and assault. He was released from jail about six months ago. Detectives from New Territories North regional crime unit were ...




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