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  1. Prisoner in forgery probe seeks freedom

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong A jailed Nigerian drug trafficker whose conviction for assaulting prison officers was overturned by the Court of Final Appeal in June is fighting to win his freedom, even ... he had to serve before being eligible for parole. In a message conveyed by one of his visitors in prison, Hall says he wants to file a writ of habeas corpus to secure his freedom but that he ...

  2. One man's freedom is hope for homeowners

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill In a landmark case, a judge in a mainland court has released a man who killed the agent of a developer sent to force him and his family to leave their home. In the Middle Court of Benxi, Liaoning province, Zhang Jian was sentenced on Sep ...

  3. Chen to make new appeal for freedom

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Lawyer to question change in judges Taiwan's jailed former president Chen Shui-bian will launch a fresh appeal today against his detention, while the detention centre where he is imprisoned has set up a team of bodyguards to ensure his sa ...

  4. Could Thailand be easing use of lese majeste laws?

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Roughneen

    ... Simon Roughneen in Bangkok Freedom of speech has long been under scrutiny in Thailand, thanks to the country's widely criticised lese majeste laws, which are supposed to protect ... trial behind closed doors was unconstitutional, giving additional hope to freedom-of-speech advocates. At her trial in 2009, Daranee, a supporter of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra, ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... allegedly to fulfil a personal agenda. The release of this information placed hundreds of lives at risk. Before linking patriots clamouring for freedom with some singularly motivated by a perception ... Democracy and freedom desired by all people The revolution in Tunisia, known as the Jasmine Revolution, has resulted in a wave of pro-democracy demonstrations across countries in North ...

  6. Street performer cleared of blocking public place

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in obstruction. However, the street performer is entitled to protection by Article 34 of the Basic Law, which guarantees the freedom to engage in literary and artistic creation, and other cultural ... Lee had argued that Article 27, on freedom of speech, assembly and demonstration, and Article 16 of the Bill of Rights on freedom of expression applicable also offered legal protection ...

  7. Dissident faces up to 15 years' jail for 'serious' crime, lawyer says

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... and 15 years. Prosecutors yesterday interviewed Liu in jail, Mo said. He dismissed a report from Hong Kong's Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy claiming Liu might be released ... But his lawyers consider the writings within his right to freedom of speech, which is protected under the constitution. 'The dispute [between lawyers and investigators] is over ...

  8. Sentence too lenient, or were charges too light?

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... process has not been completed. The rule of law and individual freedoms are the foundation of the city's stability and prosperity. If we believe in the rule of law, we should have faith ... to 'correct' a judicial decision is effectively attacking our system which advocates the separation of the three branches to protect individual freedoms and prevent the government from abusing its ...

  9. Dissident faces up to 15 years' jail, lawyer says

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... attracted jail terms of between five and 15 years. Prosecutors yesterday interviewed Liu in jail, Mo said. He dismissed a report from the Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights ... the incriminating essays and his leading role in Charter 08. However, his lawyers consider the writings within his right to freedom of speech, which is protected under the Chinese constitution. 'The ...

  10. On a mission to keep the nation honest

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

    ... and personal freedoms, improper use of power and misuse of government authority. Xie said that the order contravened article one of the constitution which protects the right of citizens to information ... in the end and the stones will appear above the water. We congratulate Deng Yujiao on her freedom and hope that she can soon leave behind this dark shadow.' Xie Yanyi: 35, is from Guangdong ...




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