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  1. News - World - SERBIA

    Former Kosovo rebel 'witnessed harvesting of Serb prisoner's heart'

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Belgrade Former independence fighter saw heart op on Serb prisoner, says war crimes prosecutor Serbia cites evidence of Kosovo organ trade Serbia says it has ... crimes prosecutor Vladimir Vukcevic said. "He described a surgery harvesting a heart from a Serb prisoner at a location near Kukes [in northern Albania] in the late 1990s," ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A nuclear world is not a safer world

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organised crime, repressive governance and other ...

  3. News - World - WAR CRIMES

    UN seeks life sentence for former Bosnian Serb general over Srebrenica

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in The Hague Life term sought for Srebrenica general United Nations prosecutors in the Yugoslav war crimes court called for a life sentence against former Bosnian Serb general Zdravko Tolimir for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. "There is only one sentence for this crime and that is life in prison," prosecutor Peter McCloskey said in closing ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US culture to blame for gun violence

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by BARRY WEISBERG

    ... BARRY WEISBERG Barry Weisberg says that in no other democratic country has the use of force been as pervasive Culture of violence to blame for US gun crime It is now routine for everyone in the US who has access to a microphone or the printed word to ask the question: "Why the mass shootings?" The answers always centre on two reasons. Either there is an attempt to explain ...

  5. Strict guidelines for body cameras

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong has a reputation for being a safe place. Any modern aid to effective law enforcement that helps our police keep it that way is to be welcomed, as long as respect is shown for the rights and freedoms we value just as much as our safety. An immine ...

  6. Weapon found on slope in Sau Mau Ping

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it had been used in any crimes. The rusty weapon was found in what appeared to be a canvass holster, according to police, who believe it may date to the second world war. 'As it is very rusty, we have not established what type of gun is,' said Superintendent Chong Siu-hing, assistant district commander for crime for Sau Mau Ping. He said it was an extendable gun. 'It ...

  7. Jail terms for 20 rebel Uygurs

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Courts in the restive western region of Xinjiang have sentenced 20 ethnic Uygurs to jail for up to 15 years for terrorism and separatist crimes ... the sentences after finding the 20 Uygurs guilty of various crimes. Four of the crimes were related to 'organising terrorist attacks' and one was linked to subversion, the People's Daily ...

  8. Making a stand against big bear

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... discussing war crimes, invasion and partition. But this truth and reconciliation dialogue has not happened with the Russians and there is a feeling that Moscow has not accepted what it did during its ...

  9. Afghanistan joins bloc as observer

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and cross-border crimes,' Hu said. He will meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai today, with the two countries expected to sign documents promising further co-operation. In a speech at the China Foreign ...

  10. Deadly trade in guns is plied openly on streets

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the campaign started. Informants providing clues that help solve major crimes committed with weapons are eligible for rewards of up to 20,000 yuan. Dealers contacted by the South China Morning Post ... 'genuine Chinese Type 54 pistols' were all new. 'Our guns are clean [not having been used in crimes],' he said by phone. 'You can smell the piece and check markings on the gun ...




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