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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Yuen Long shelter owner gets light sentence after dogs starve to death

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Light sentence over dog-shelter deaths A dog shelter owner has been sentenced to 160 hours of community service after entrusting 74 animals to a person who ... earlier to keeping dogs without licences and to three counts of cruelty to animals. Deputy magistrate Hui Chun-sing handed down a lenient sentence yesterday after he learned that most of the dogs ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US jurors can't agree on death sentence for Jodi Arias

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... be put to death for the murder of her ex-boyfriend. The judge ordered a rerun of the sentencing phase of the trial. A retrial would require the selection of a new jury to consider the death penalty issue. Should a second jury also fail to reach a consensus on sentencing, the death penalty would be taken off the table. Arias, from California, US, was found guilty this month ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    New Delhi court upholds death sentence on 1993 car bomber

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Top court won't commute term for long wait on death row; more executions could follow Sikh militant loses death sentence appeal India's Supreme Court yesterday cleared the way for the execution of a Sikh militant, rejecting his appeal in a ruling that could lead to more death sentences being carried out. Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar from ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore drug trafficker avoids death sentence

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Heroin smuggler who pleaded to be hanged like his friend is first saved from gallows Singapore trafficker avoids death sentence A heroin smuggler has become the first convicted drug trafficker in Singapore to avoid a death sentence following reforms in the application of capital punishment, officials said yesterday. Singaporean Abdul Haleem Abdul Karim, 30, ...

  5. News - World - CRIME

    Afghan men sentenced to death by hanging for gang rape of four women

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 08:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Seven convicts will be hanged after waylaying four women driving home and assaulting them An Afghan judge has sentenced seven men to death in connection ... to be hanged. The death sentences were technically handed down for the crime of armed robbery rather than rape. In a televised trial that lasted only a few hours, the court heard that the men, who had ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt confirms death sentences for football riot

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 06:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld death sentences for 21 defendants over a deadly football riot in Port Said, in a case that has already sparked widespread violence and threats of further unrest. The court, sitting in Cairo for security reasons, also handed down life sentences to five defendants, with 19 receiving lesser jail terms and another 28 ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Harsh ruling over Egyptian soccer riot a cause for joy

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Relatives of those killed in last year’s soccer riot celebrate, as a Cairo judge hands down 21 death sentences over the horrific violence Harsh ruling a cause ... as Ultras, criticise Egypt's President Mohammed Mursi for doing little to reform the police force. Judge Sobhi Abdel-Maguid read out the death sentences related to the riot. Defendants' ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian court gives death to cocaine-smuggling British grandmother

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Denpasar British woman sentenced to die for smuggling drugs despite prosecutor's call for 15 years in jail Death penalty for grandmother An Indonesian court yesterday sentenced a 56-year-old British grandmother to death for smuggling cocaine into the resort island of Bali. Lindsay Sandiford sobbed as the verdict was delivered. The sentence stunned her ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Corrupt boss of mainland precious metals firm sentenced to death

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Boss of precious metals firm sentenced to death The former head of a precious metals refinery- held out by party leaders as an example of the corruption crisis in state-owned enterprises- has been sentenced to death for stealing more than 85 million yuan (HK$105 million). Song Wendai, the disgraced chairman and general manager of the Qiankun gold and silver ...

  10. News - China - JUSTICE

    Hawker Nian Bin in hiding after Chinese court overturns death sentence

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:19am by Patrick Boehler

    ... of the fatal poisoning of two children in 2006, it said in a statement on Friday. The court reversed the death sentence first handed out by the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court in 2008. Fujian ... and sentenced him to death. Nian, however, appealed, saying he had been forced to confess under torture. Police had used “geshan daniu”, a technique to administer beatings that leaves few marks ...




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