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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Three given death penalty over Kunming rail station attack

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:28pm by Andrea Chen

    ... the government's high-handed policies fuel discrimination against them by the Han. Mainland authorities have launched a massive crackdown against terrorism in wake of a string of violent attacks in the restive Xinjiang region and other cities on the mainland. In June, courts around Xinjiang sentenced nine people to death in a mass trial of 81 terror suspects, state media reported. Additional ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Policeman and health care worker shot after mentally ill patient grabs gun

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 01:40pm by Clifford Lo and Samuel Chan

    ... Clifford Lo and Samuel Chan Apparently unstable suspect fired six shots from officer's holster, injuring five- including the policeman, who was shot in the arm Terror as man fires cop's gun in hospital Four people were injured when a seemingly mentally unstable man grabbed a policeman's gun and fired six shots- apparently while the weapon was still inside the holster ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Shenzhen resident receives reward for anti-terror tip

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 12:35pm by Andrea Chen

    ... information that led to the arrest of a terrorism suspect. The case was paid for the detention of a fugitive who police in Xinjiang said was involved in terrorist activities. Shenzhen police reported ... Shenzhen police introduced its anti-terrorism reward scheme on June 16, which promised cash ranging from 50,000 yuan (HK$62,800) to 500,000 yuan for each piece of "valid anti-terror ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    China's insatiable demand for ivory funds terrorism in Africa and Middle East

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com China's appetite for 'white gold' funnels millions to violent militants Ivory trade funding terror groups The insatiable Chinese demand for ivory is fuelling violence and bloodshed across Africa and the Middle East, with militant groups such as al-Shabab and the notorious Lord's Resistance Army using the "white gold" ...

  5. News - Asia - CRIME

    Philippines thwarts attack on Chinese embassy, arresting three plotters

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:53am by Alan Robles in Manila

    ... said yesterday it might file terrorism charges against three anti-China activists who planned to set off small bombs and strafe the Chinese embassy with gunfire to protest ... to commit terrorism. Both are non-bailable offences. She said counterterrorist experts reported the bombs would have created large fireballs that could have killed or injured anyone within five ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong police braced as mainland 'terror attacks' move south: Andy Tsang

    Posted May 17th 2014, 04:02am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Police braced as mainland 'terror attacks' go south Police have noticed that "terrorist attacks" on the mainland are moving south and will make preparations accordingly, the force's commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung said yesterday. But Tsang said there was no particular risk of any such attack at present. He was responding ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Blast in Heilongjiang restaurant injures two police officers

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:34pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... by phone and a staff member called police, the newspaper said. Li Wei, a Beijing-based anti-terror expert, said the explosion appeared to have been motivated by personal reasons. But unlike past patterns of social violence, the method was similar to terror attacks abroad. "In the past, attackers only wanted to kill as many as possible," said Li, director of the anti-terrorism ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Three sentenced to death as court reveals unseen footage of Tiananmen Square attack

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:16pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Five others given terms ranging from five years to life for organising terror group and endangering security Three sentenced to death over Tiananmen ... to Tiananmen Square. About 400 people attended the public trial of the suspects, and footage showed Uygur women in tears as they watched the proceedings. Li Wei, a Beijing-based anti-terrorism expert, ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    Armed police patrols stepped up across China in wake of Guangzhou knife rampage

    Posted May 07th 2014, 11:42am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... inspected railways stations in Shanghai and Suzhou and demanded armed police remain on high alert for terror attacks while improving their anti-terror capabilities. Police chiefs in Zhengzhou city, ... and internet bars. The increased security coincides with the publication of a report by a think tank suggesting China is poorly prepared to deal with terror attacks. The newly-released last year ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong researchers develop 3D tool for surveillance footage

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:29pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Ho on February 26. The research team behind the system has yet to test it using footage below the standard definition quality, or to put it to use on images recorded outdoors. A trial version ...




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