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  1. Mahathir revives racial doctrine

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur In a bid to drive a wedge between Malays and Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, former leader Mahathir Mohamad is resurrecting the doctrine of Malay supremacy that brought him to power nearly 30 years ago. In his travels aro ...

  2. Criminal-law changes disappoint

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Beijing tzewei.ng@scmp.com A second set of draft amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, tabled last week in the nation's legislature, answer some concerns raised by the public but fall short of expectations overall, rights advocates and law experts say. Some amount to a step backwards, they say. Nevertheless, the National People's Congress Standing ...

  3. To Kill a Mockingbird

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... throughout the 1930s. The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s was instrumental in helping African Americans stand up against racial discrimination. Mama's going to buy you a mockingbird ... by law to sit separately from whites and, if need be, give up their seats. That day, Rosa refused to give up hers. She was arrested and put in jail for breaking the law. Her act of defiance ...

  4. Locked up and in limbo, Aids activist waits for ruling that may never come

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tian can only wait in limbo for a judgment that may never come.' The law is not clear on whether a defendant in a suspended trial should be released. Liang hopes he can apply for Tian ... of the Supreme People's Court's judicial interpretation of the Criminal Procedure Law, a clause which Liang said was unjust since it provides the court with immense discretion, but little ...

  5. Police run foul of law in mainland crackdown

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... the streets, as had happened in Dongguan, and Wuhan recently. '[Street parades] seriously violate the country's laws and regulations ... Regional police should rectify their barbaric ways during law enforcement ... Policemen should fully respect and protect suspects' human rights during crackdowns on prostitution,' the ministry said. An unprecedented crackdown ...

  6. Beggars back on New Delhi streets after high court halts crackdown

    Posted Nov 27th 2009, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... and poor beggars [in Delhi] are facing discrimination. What is the difference between this [anti-beggar] operation and what the MNS is doing in Maharashtra?' the court said, referring to the attacks against non-Maharashtrians by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, a Hindu extremist party that does not want migrants to live and work in the state. 'We should stop discriminating against ...

  7. Polanski case shows utter disregard for law

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on extradition, he was granted bail and remained in 'house arrest', which meant staying in his chalet in the Swiss Alps. For any law-abiding citizen, such a life smacks more of privilege, rather ...

  8. Compulsory purchase law is yet another favour to corporate sector

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... law? In general, laws in different nations permit compulsory purchase only where there is a public benefit. The social benefit must outweigh the fact that you are depriving someone ... The Basic Law provides for compensation for 'lawful deprivation of property', but does not suggest what is lawful. Given that assets as lacking in emotional content as shares in a company ...

  9. 'Law implies censorship'

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A student activist has called a law requiring 30 or more people planning a march to request permission from the police first 'an instrument of censorship', after a protester ... Cheung-fung, spokesman for the Hong Kong Federation of Students, said the group was opposed to the law requiring police permission when organising protests. 'The law is effectively an instrument ...

  10. Tony Chan challenges seizure of documents from former law firm

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... privilege. This follows a police search of the premises of Chan's former law firm Haldanes, as part of their investigation into suspected forgery by the fung shui master after he lost the court ... from Richard Butler, one of the city's largest international law firms specialising in corporate litigation, would now represent Chan. Chan was arrested by police for suspected forgery ...




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