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  1. InvestHK boss to co-operate with criminal inquiry

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Mike Rowse faces financial affairs panel today over Harbour Fest irregularities InvestHK boss Mike Rowse said yesterday he would fully co-operate with the criminal inquiry ... the panel's report had been handed to the police, and that the Independent Commission Against Corruption was investigating to see if there was any criminal wrongdoing. 'I am not commenting ...

  2. Justice stalks 'dirty war' criminals

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 40 other alleged 'dirty war' criminals have been arrested in recent weeks, wanted for extradition by Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzon on charges of genocide, terrorism and torture. ... will ultimately be settled by the Supreme Court. If the court rules the laws unconstitutional, hundreds of cases could be reopened against suspected 'dirty war' criminals. Even then, however, ...

  3. Treated like a criminal for helping Iraqi war victims

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... This has been a roller coaster of a year for retired American teacher Faith Fippinger. In January, she was learning Buddhism at the foot of the Dalai Lama, two months later experiencing the human tragedy of the war in Iraq and now she faces 12 years in ja ...

  4. Freed Fischer rails against 'war criminals' Bush and Koizumi

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... seizure in July last year had been 'cooked up' between US President George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, he said: 'They are war criminals. They should both ... but you have a criminal leadership.' He also accused Mr Koizumi of taking orders from Mr. Bush. Aware that the US government had made an 11th-hour request to the Japanese government ...

  5. Pressure mounts on minister to explain block on extradition

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Australian Justice Minister Chris Ellison is facing increasing pressure at home and in Hong Kong to explain his decision to block the extradition of two Australians wanted in the territory. And one of the men at the heart of the diplomatic r ...

  6. Legal pitfalls

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... secrets', the Criminal Procedure Law authorised them to deny Xue access to a lawyer until they completed their investigation. Thus, Xue waited over a year after being detained before consulting ... Jerome A. Cohen The prosecution of naturalised American citizen Xue Feng, which concluded last month, is a vivid reminder that China's abuses of criminal justice can reach even those ...

  7. Permanent stance needed in IPR fight

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The 12th five-year plan will be a watershed in the direction of China's development. It is expected to emphasise the upgrading of the economy to move output up the value chain. This will stimulate greater domestic consumption and reduce reliance on e ...

  8. Busy nurses forced to sign false records, unionist says

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Teresa's. Kowloon City Criminal Investigation team is working on it as a suspected forgery. The hospital said it had already investigated the allegations in detail, and had confirmed that 'all relevant nursing procedures were performed in accordance with our guidelines and up to accepted nursing practice'. The hospital said it would investigate Leung's conduct. It said ...

  9. Taiwan's constitutional court: a model for Beijing?

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... to generally remain free before conviction, it interpreted the criminal procedure law to require prosecutors seeking to detain a defendant pending trial to convince the court that he might flee ...

  10. Death sentence for British trafficker faces final review

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Criminal Procedure Law are vaguely worded on how to substantiate a request for mental-health assessment. 'To request a judicial mental-health assessment one must provide some kind of evidence, ...




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