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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong ‘milkshake murderer’ Nancy Kissel loses final bid to appeal

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:45pm by Julie Chu and Lana Lam

    ... and Nancy will have a long time to contemplate her affront to her family and the world," the statement added. The Court of Final Appeal refused to allow the "milkshake murderer" ... That conviction was overturned in 2010 by the Court of Final Appeal, which cited legal errors. At her retrial in 2011 Kissel denied murder but admitted manslaughter on the basis of diminished ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1495771/hong-kong-milkshake-murderer-nancy-kissel-loses-final-bid-appeal
  2. Comment - Blogs - CRIME

    'I strangled her by accident in a blindfolded pillow fight': A killer’s explanation that only Beijing’s high court buys

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 06:12am by Ian Young

    ... But they represent the Beijing High People’s Court’s preferred version of events, in its decision last week to overturn the murder conviction of Li Ang, who killed girlfriend Amanda Zhao in the Vancouver ... extradition to Canada, since both Li and the victim were Chinese, but Li was eventually convicted of murder by a Chinese court in 2012. That verdict was hailed as the result of landmark cooperation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1550066/i-strangled-her-accident-blindfolded-pillow-fight-killers-explanation
  3. News - China - CRIME

    Death sentence upheld for Zhou Yongkang-linked tycoon Liu Han convicted of 'mafia' crimes

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:14pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... to former domestic security tsar Zhou Yongkang has lost his appeal after his death sentence was upheld, the Hubei Higher People's Court announced yesterday. Liu Han, 48, was found guilty of 13 ... Hanlong Group and 20 defendants submitted appeals to the Hubei court early in June, chinanews.com reported. The death sentences will now be reviewed by the Supreme People's Court in Beijing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1568189/tycoon-linked-security-tsar-zhou-yongkangs-loses-appeal-against-death-sentence
  4. News - China - CRIME

    Beijing airport bomber loses appeal for information in 2005 beating

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 01:22pm by Sijiang Jiang

    ... in jail, has lost his appeal to redress the case he was petitioning for. According to court papers dated December 23, 2013 which were uploaded to Sina Weibo yesterday by Ji’s lawyer, Liu Xiaoyuan, the High People's Court in Guangdong Province in a final ruling rejected Ji’s bid for the Guangdong Public Security Department to disclose the results of its review over his original ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1395780/beijing-airport-bomber-loses-appeal-information-2005-beating
  5. News - China - CRIME

    Suzhou couple asks for help finding 'snatched' baby

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Couple asks for help finding 'snatched' baby A Suzhou couple who said their two-month-old baby was snatched from their home 10 days ago have appealed online for help to find the infant. Photos of the child and calls to contact the police with information were posted on social media sites on the mainland. The child's father, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575111/suzhou-couple-asks-help-finding-snatched-baby
  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    24 years on, an arrest at last in witness murder case

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Lana Lam

    ... he landed at Sydney international airport from Kuala Lumpur. The Australian, who reportedly runs the Hard Rock Café in Phuket, appeared in court charged with soliciting a murder and being ... two days after a reward was offered for information on her brother's unsolved murder. Outside the court in Sydney yesterday, Gerard Caleo's solicitor said his client was shocked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574399/24-years-arrest-last-witness-murder-case
  7. News - China - CRIME

    China's Supreme Court overturns death sentences for two men who raped 11-year-old girl

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:08am by WU NAN

    ... to deliver justice, I will appeal and petition again," she said. Si Weijiang, the lawyer representing Tang, said they would collect new evidence and present the facts to the court ... People's Court has overturned the death sentences handed to two men convicted of raping and forcing an 11-year-old girl to work in a brothel. The court said the high-profile case, which has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1531134/top-court-overturns-death-sentences-rapists
  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Wong Yuk-man, accused of throwing glass in Legco chamber, refuses to renew bail

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Danny Mok

    ... evidence to take him to court. Wong's refusal to renew his bail mirrors that of activists arrested after the pro-democracy rally on July 1. Eleven out of the 511 protesters arrested refused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571692/wong-yuk-man-accused-throwing-glass-legco-chamber-refuses-renew-bail
  9. News - China - CRIME

    China executes Japanese man for smuggling amphetamines

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... and the ruling became final in August last year, Japanese officials said, adding that he had met with his family on Thursday. A Japanese embassy official in Beijing, who declined to be named, told reporters: “Our office in Dalian was informed this morning that the Intermediate Court of Dalian had executed a condemned Japanese.” He said the case “was related to drugs”, without elaborating, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558899/japanese-man-executed-china-smuggling-amphetamines
  10. News - China - CRIME

    Crew jailed in Philippines for illegal fishing

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by AFP

    ... their ship ran aground on a World Heritage-listed coral reef, a court official said. The 12 were arrested at the Tubbataha Reef, a marine sanctuary in the western Philippines famed as a pristine dive spot, in April last year after their 48-metre boat hit and badly damaged it. "The court imposed the maximum punishment of 12 years in prison for the boat captain," Hazel Alaska, clerk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1567202/crew-jailed-philippines-illegal-fishing

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