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  1. Bomb blasts just a 'criminal case', say police

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Police in Qinghai have played down bomb blasts in a Tibetan-populated part of the province, categorising the incident as a 'normal criminal case' rather ... 'It was a normal criminal case according to our initial investigation,' Mr Shi said. 'We can't prove the mass gathering directly led to the explosion. We need to investigate ...

  2. A case for decency amid the Sri Lankan mayhem

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is no reason for soldiers to push the pace of battle; their win is a case of when, not if. International humanitarian laws have been broken. War crimes would seem to have been committed. Medical ...

  3. Rape cases build pressure in 'Okinawa volcano'

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... and Okinawa-based political scientist, agrees but says that misses the point. 'The soldier took her to his house, so that was dumb too. But he was confident because in 99 per cent of cases the girls ...

  4. 10,000 villagers clash with police over murder case

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan More than 10,000 villagers in Chongqing clashed with police after the local government failed to deal with a school murder case, officials and human rights group said ... passed the [school murder] case to the local court,' a spokesman from the county's propaganda office said. The riot was triggered by the stabbing of Form One student Dong Zhegui ...

  5. Follow international rules in Hussein case

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is necessary that Iraq's ex-president Saddam Hussein is tried by an international court, as in the case of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague. Why is it that the United States is not willing to do that? Is the present US government afraid they might be placed in such a court for their massive and unwarranted aggression in Iraq? ...

  6. Prosecutors wrap up war crimes case

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Dutch merchant accused of supplying arms via Hong Kong to former Liberian leader Charles Taylor Prosecutors last week presented their final arguments against a suspected international war criminal, alleging he supplied arms via Hong Kong to ...

  7. Lover flees, says troops hold Arroyo case spy

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila The military has been accused of holding hostage an intelligence officer, his family and one of his two mistresses to hush up its involvement in the wiretapping scandal engulfing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Sergeant Vidal Do ...

  8. Pressure on the military boosts case for talking

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Problems with inadequate manpower and equipment are not new experiences for the United States forces in Iraq. But the most recent examples come at a particularly bad time. They raise new doubts about military operations just as efforts are being stepped u ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Families of massacred Malaysian rubber tappers press UK for apology

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... not to hold a public inquiry into the shootings. Quek Ngee Meng, lawyer for the campaigners who have been battling the case since 1993, said they would appeal against the latest court decision. Although the ruling appeared to give the families a strong case to sue for damages, Quek said: "Compensation is not the point but a full acknowledgement of the fact. "Family members ...

  10. News - Asia

    Thai army chief accused of intimidation in crackdown probe

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "excessive and unnecessary lethal force" in the crackdown. Prayut denies army abuses and has filed a defamation case against Thaksin's lawyer Robert Amsterdam for accusing the military ...




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