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  1. Police enlist minorities to counter rise in crimes

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Indonesian communities- to spread the crime-prevention message. While most arrests involved petty crimes such as theft, fighting, drug offences and criminal damage, Wong said some cases stemmed from ... in the ethnic-minority crime to a rise in the non-Chinese population. About a quarter of those arrested did not hold identity cards. Fermi Wong Wai-fun, director of the ethnic minorities rights group Unison, ...

  2. Bo skips chance to tout success in war on crime

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a keynote speech highlighting his crackdown on organised crime, which began in 2008 and earned him notoriety throughout the country and beyond. The campaign- led until recently by Bo's ...

  3. Sri Lanka must probe war crime allegations

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... were comprehensively defeated. Despite allegations of war crimes, a Western-backed resolution demanding an international investigation was defeated at the UN Human Rights Council in May 2009. But, last week, the call for accountability received a major fillip when a documentary was aired by Britain's Channel 4, showing what it said was evidence of war crimes and crimes against ...

  4. Guilty of 'crime of speaking'

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As to the crimes of which I am accused, I cannot accept them. During this period of more than a year during which I lost my freedom, I have maintained my innocence during questioning by police officers, ... law of China. It is a typical case of 'the crime of speaking', of how using the ancient crime of sending a writer to prison has continued. It should be criticised as unreasonable ...

  5. Crime fight

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

    ... I refer to the article 'Police anger as crime rate soars' (Sunday Morning Post, October 19). The figures were shocking and I am sure the problem is more serious than it looks. Many people, including myself who had a telephone stolen in a cinema, find it too troublesome to report such crimes. But the government needs to recognise that the crime issue is a serious ...

  6. PLA gets new rules to stamp out crime

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Revised disciplinary regulations will help with ongoing military reforms New regulations are being introduced into the PLA to improve discipline and prevent crime among ... replace all existing crime-prevention regulations issued by local military regions. 'The legislation is based on [Mr Jiang's] Theory of the Three Represents and Chairman Jiang's ...

  7. Hanged for the wrong crime

    Posted Jan 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... with the Iranians, invaded Kuwait in 1990, and massacred Iraqi Shiites in 1991 when they rebelled against his rule. And they hanged him for Dujail? With all of Hussein's other crimes to choose from, why ... of Hussein's major crimes, one way or another, so no trial that delved into the details of those crimes could be allowed. Instead, the spin doctors in the current Bush administration put the Dujail ...

  8. Shanghai's labour bureau chief suspected of financial crimes

    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai is investigating the head of the local labour bureau, Zhu Junyi, on suspicion of economic-related crimes, a government spokesman said yesterday, ... human rights group, claimed officials gave land to property developer Chau Ching-ngai in return for favours. Mr Chau also served a jail term for unrelated financial crimes. ...

  9. Arroyo's death-row amnesty angers crime-weary public

    Posted Apr 19th 2006, 12:00am by Alastair Mcindoe

    ... to spare the lives of all death-row prisoners by commuting their sentences to life imprisonment won't please crime-plagued Filipinos, and especially the country's prosperous ethnic ... nearly 10 years ago, and died in a shoot-out as police tried to rescue him. Kidnapping is a capital crime and close to 200 kidnappers are on death row. The Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers ...

  10. Crimes Against Nature

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Crimes Against Nature by Robert F. Kennedy Penguin Books, $116 First published last year to alert voters to the anti-environment policies of the Bush administration, the release of Crimes Against Nature in paperback allows time for reflection on the issues raised by Robert Kennedy, many with implications beyond the US. Kennedy believed that if Americans knew ...




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