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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'Inhuman' torture of helper beaten with bicycle chain slammed by Hong Kong judge

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by JULIE CHU

    ... judge Hong Kong will not tolerate the type of "inhuman" torture an Indonesian domestic helper suffered at the hands of her employers, who beat her with bicycle chains and hot irons, ... parents' daughter [the victim]. It made the case look more unjustified. "Hong Kong is a modern, civilised city and is serious about human rights. We will not tolerate these inhuman acts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588033/inhuman-torture-helper-slammed-appeal-court-judge
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong couple jailed for torturing Indonesian helper fail in appeal bid

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:41pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... that she was tied to a chair for five days without food and water while her employers and their three children went on holiday. Deputy District Court judge So Wai-tak did not err when handing down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581136/hong-kong-couple-jailed-torturing-indonesian-helper-fail-appeal-bid
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui's involvement in cultural district project raised in graft trial

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 01:31am by Austin Chiu and Stuart Lau

    ... Perry stated yesterday that some of the HK$10.8 million that co-defendant and SHKP executive director Thomas Chan Kui-yuen is alleged to have paid Hui through co-defendant and former Hong Kong ... in 2005 that Hui was not involved in the West Kowloon Cultural District project when he served as the developer's consultant, the High Court heard yesterday. This contrasted with what Raymond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534370/rafael-huis-involvement-cultural-district-project-raised-graft-trial
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Filipino maid's son born and raised in Hong Kong loses permanent residency bid

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 03:43pm by JULIE CHU

    ... and raised in Hong Kong as the son of a Filipino maid has lost his bid for permanent residency after the top court dismissed his challenge to an Immigration Department decision. A five-judge Court of Final Appeal panel refused the application unanimously, ruling that neither 17-year-old Joseph Gutierrez nor his family had shown enough evidence that Hong Kong was his permanent home. Gutierrez ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1595384/filipino-maids-son-born-and-raised-hong-kong-loses-permanent
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Five more jailed for vote-rigging in Hong Kong district council election

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Defendants admit giving false addresses when registering for district council poll Five get two months' jail for role in vote-rigging Five men were each sentenced to two months in jail yesterday for vote-rigging in last November's district council election. Questions, however, linger as to who masterminded the scam, despite several people being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1024758/five-more-jailed-vote-rigging-hong-kong-district-council-election
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Lawyers sound alarm at time Hong Kong suspects spend on remand

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by Lana Lam

    ... on remand The amount of time Hong Kong puts criminal suspects behind bars before they come to trial has increased by almost 40 days over five years, a development that one legal expert says ought ... with 28 years' experience in Hong Kong courts. "Ninety-nine days is a long time to spend on remand in Lai Chi Kok," he said, referring to the detention facility. Blanchflower said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591982/lawyers-sound-alarm-time-hong-kong-suspects-spend-remand
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Ex-civil servant who poured boiling water on maid avoids jail due to medical condition

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:48pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... reputation as she was given a suspended six-month jail sentence in the District Court yesterday. Judge Pang Chung-ping told Au Wai-chun: "Not only did you destroy the trust foreign workers have in Hong Kong employers, but also their reputation." He suspended the sentence for 18 months- meaning Au will escape jail unless she reoffends within that time- due to her chronic medical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598068/ex-civil-servant-avoids-jail-burning-maid-scalding-hot-water
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong woman accused of abusing Indonesian maid Erwiana appears in court

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 02:06pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com There were no doppelgangers this time as Law Wan-tung, 44, attended a pre-trial hearing in a case that has garnered global attention The Hong Kong woman ... employees of Law, including Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, who said she suffered months of abuse from her former boss. Erwiana left Hong Kong in January and was admitted to hospital in Indonesia, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551031/hong-kong-woman-accused-abusing-indonesian-maid-erwiana-appears-court
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Married Hong Kong police inspector cleared of trying to threaten ex-lover into sex

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 04:24pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Senior inspector acquitted after judge finds lover's phone message could be fake Policeman cleared of sending sex threat A senior police inspector who was accused of threatening to send a sex video to his ex-lover's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585136/married-hong-kong-police-inspector-cleared-trying-threaten-ex-lover
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Walter Kwok became suspicious and made false accusations, witness tells Hong Kong court

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:15am by Enoch Yiu

    ... misconduct in public office. Raymond Kwok, 61, faces four charges, including one with Hui of furnishing false information. Thomas Chan and former Hong Kong stock exchange official Francis Kwan ... and design for the company's Ma Wan residential project and the West Kowloon Cultural District. Montgomery asked Wong if SHKP had any "eyes and ears" in the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547056/walter-kwok-became-suspicious-and-made-false-accusations-witness

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