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  1. Jailed rebel's appeal rejected

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan A Xinjiang court has rejected an appeal by a Uygur-Canadian jailed in April for terrorism and plotting the break-up of the country, Xinhua reported yesterday. Huseyin Celil, a mainland-born Uygur whose Canadian nationality is not recognised by Beijing, was sentenced to life imprisonment in April for alleged terrorist activities. The Higher People's Court in Xinjiang ...

  2. Courting controversy

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... The Japanese government's decision to appeal against a Tokyo district court ruling that ordered it to pay US$1.7 million to 13 Chinese plaintiffs is logical from a legal standpoint. ... when the Tokyo High Court hears them. Failure on the part of the Japanese government to appeal could have been cited by the Chinese plaintiffs in support of their cause when their appeal ...

  3. Finally, small steps to end Darfur's horror

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to send Darfur cases to the International Criminal Court means the court can finally take action, but the exemption granted for the US and other countries not signed up to the treaty is worrying. ... International Criminal Court and imposing sanctions on government officials found to be involved. A third resolution will send 10,000 UN peacekeepers to the country, but largely to police a peace accord ...

  4. Ethiopian troops force Islamists from their final bastion

    Posted Jan 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reuters in Kismaayo Islamists fled overnight from their final stronghold round the southern port of Kismaayo in what could be the end of a nearly two-week war with the Ethiopian-backed government, residents said yesterday. Several thousand Supreme Islamic Courts Council (SICC) fighters had made a last stand north of Kismaayo, but they fled after advancing Ethiopian and government ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Families of massacred Malaysian rubber tappers press UK for apology

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

    ... for an apology, after a London court ruled that Britain was responsible for their deaths. However, they expressed anger after the High Court judges on Tuesday upheld a British government decision 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. ...

  6. News - World

    Briefs, September 20, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... London were also being questioned. AP High Court upholds CIA rendition convictions ROME- Italy's highest court has upheld the convictions of 23 Americans in the kidnapping of an Egyptian terror suspect as part of the CIA's extraordinary rendition programme. The ruling marks the final appeal in the first trial anywhere in the world involving the CIA's practice ...

  7. Police defend use of pepper spray

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... footage of the demonstration. Tang said the recordings would be used as evidence and that police did not film individuals. Separately, when asked about the niece of a Court of Final Appeal judge, ...

  8. 40 hurt as Macau labour rally turns ugly

    Posted May 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... that it said the protesters must follow. Ng said there was not enough time for protesters to seek a Court of Final Appeal ruling on the route as an application must be submitted five working days before a rally. 'The police deliberately waited until Monday to inform us of the allowed route,' Ng said. Previously, Ng sought the top court's ruling after the Civic and Municipal ...

  9. Appeal to defend 'cyber sovereignty'

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to appeal to an international body if they suspected another country was infringing on that space. The suspected country should also have an opportunity to defend itself against such charges. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book: Writing War, by Aaron William Moore

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... the eight years of "total war" until Japan finally surrendered in 1945. Several of the personal accounts were written in the aftermath of the December 1937 Rape of Nanking, when hundreds ...




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