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  1. Protester sentenced to 're-education through labour', US human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... and of demonstration'. 'The sentencing of Zhang Jinfeng for engaging in activities protected by Chinese law is yet another example of the use of [re-education through labour] as an instrument of political ...

  2. Viet prisoner stabbed inmate with pen

    Posted Mar 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin A Vietnamese prisoner who stabbed another inmate in the face with a ballpoint pen to teach him a lesson on discrimination was jailed for six months yesterday. Eastern Court magistrate Johnny Chan Jong-herng said immediate imprisonment was the only choice open for Pham Van Duy, 24, who pleaded guilty to wounding. 'The defendant made the case more serious by using ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... case hearing Equal Opportunities Commission chief Lam Woon-kwong said the first court case over an alleged breach of the new Race Discrimination Ordinance may go to court in the second half ...

  4. Vital public service or moral panic?

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... tells the truth. As Hong Kong prepares to introduce a sex offenders register, he could find it impossible in the future. In July a sub-committee of the Law Reform Commission, a 13-member group ... at the urging of an anguished parent in New Jersey, whose daughter was raped and murdered by a sex offender living anonymously in their neighbourhood. It is known as Megan's Law and compels all ...

  5. City of sleaze

    Posted Oct 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rong Xiaoqing, New York Much is often made of sexual harassment and discrimination on Wall Street. Every year or so, a major investment bank has to come up with a bundle of cash to settle claims from women bankers and brokers who said they were verbally or physically harassed, or were passed over for promotion because of their gender. And yet, the money men of Manhattan may have ...

  6. New code of conduct on judicial corruption

    Posted Mar 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bribery. The Supreme People's Court and the Ministry of Justice unveiled details on Thursday. The regulation brings together parts of a 1995 law on judges and a 1997 law on lawyers as well ... judges and lawyers who violate the code of practice either directly to the court, or through the judiciary and lawyers' association. Chen Xingliang, deputy dean of Peking University Law ...

  7. Convict suspected of duping top court

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... complaints include: A claim to be a victim of religious discrimination because he was not allowed to play reggae music (a part of his Rastafarian religion); A claim he has a right to be provided ...

  8. Possible contender attempts to have poll ruled illegal

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... eligible to nominate and vote for the next leader violates the Basic Law, which states that the chief executive shall be elected by a broadly representative Election Committee comprising 800 ... of about 30 voters who no longer have close ties with the sectors they were appointed to represent. 'It is not in accordance with the Basic Law. It is not a lawful election,' Mr Chan ...

  9. Convicted robber asks court for right to vote from inside prison

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be allowed to vote and that it is arbitrary and unfair for all prisoners to be disenfranchised.' Chan's bid to change the voting law comes after the government spurned his request to register as a voter, the application says. He says the Basic Law guarantees citizens 'the right to take part in the conduct of public affairs... and the right to vote by universal and equal ...

  10. Designs on tattoos

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which calls on adherents to preserve the body inherited from their ancestors, and partly because of their close association with gangsters. To this day, by law, men with large tattoos are deemed ... acceptance is being spearheaded by tattoo artists, many of whom are breaking the law. A ruling in 1992 deemed tattooing to be a medical procedure which could only be carried out by a certified ...




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