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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    After latest gun massacre in US, who will stop this beast on the loose?

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... Beelzebub, Baal or the Lord of Flies. Instead they are called "Adam Lanza", a 20-year-old monster who shot dead its gun-loving mother and 20 children. In July the monster was called ... "Seung-hui Cho", which shot dead 32 people on the campus of Virginia Tech, in the worst of the US mass shootings in recent decades. Other countries have them, too- Norway, Scotland, Australia, ...

  2. Students wrestle gun away from partygoer

    Posted Apr 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with violence. Yang began arguing with the host and that's when he noticed Yang had a gun in his hand. Several students wrestled the gun away from Yang and held him until campus security ... united states Associated Press in Los Angeles Students wrestled a gun away from a University of Southern California student who had been asked to leave a party after threatening a young ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US must renew ban on private ownership of assault weapons

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of guns. In the US, it will run into a powerful gun lobby, the National Rifle Association. Of the tens of thousands of registered lobbyists in America, many elected politicians fear getting offside ... -control bill to congress. Sadly, the political realities mean the US will never have stringent gun laws. But there should at least be controls on assault weapons, online sales and high-capacity ...

  4. Sino-US gun running ring foiled

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com More details have emerged about a Sino-US firearms smuggling ring busted last month as mainland police destroyed more than 100,000 illegal guns and 250 tonnes ... arrested in 16 cities and provinces since August, with 16 guns, a large quantity of gun parts and more than 50,000 bullets seized. Meanwhile, Joseph Debose, a 29-year-old staff sergeant with US ...

  5. CityU law students out-argue opponents in US competition

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phila Siu Four aspiring lawyers from City University's School of Law won the championship in a moot competition in the United States last month. The sixth Susan J. Ferrell Intercultural Human Rights Moot Court Competition drew 10 teams from six count ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US father who taped girl's mouth acquitted

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Chicago

    ... Associated Press in Chicago US father acquitted of taping girl's mouth A Chicago man who bound his 22-month-old daughter with tape and posted a photo on Facebook has been acquitted of unlawful restraint and will find out the verdict on a second charge next week. Cook County Circuit Judge Lawrence Flood cleared the 22-year-old father of the first charge on Tuesday, The Chicago ...

  7. News - World - MASS SHOOTING

    Obama gives speech at vigil service for Sandy Hook school shooting victims

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Newtown While delivering his eulogy for the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, Barack Obama hinted at a push towards gun reform control Obama speaks at vigil service Like a teacher reading the roster before class, US President Barack Obama sketched in haunting, human terms, the horror of the Connecticut school massacre. "Charlotte, Daniel, ...

  8. First decline in cases of domestic violence

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Colleen Lee Cases of domestic violence dropped 3.9 per cent in the first half of this year, the first decline ever recorded in that category in Hong Kong. Police handled 3,557 cases of domestic violence- 1,147 of them categorised as crimes- from January to June, police director of crime and security John Lee Ka-chiu said. That was down 3.9 per cent from 3,702, ...

  9. Gunning for the government

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... caused either by guns smuggled across the Canada-US border or in domestic situations where a gun registration would not have made a difference. The Coalition for Gun Control argues that you have ... Claude Adams The American writer William S. Burroughs believed that guns were bad, but government was worse. Why is it, he asked, that after a shooting spree, the state always wants ...

  10. Domestic violence victim tells Legco of ex-husband's attack

    Posted Jun 16th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... silence for victims of domestic violence ahead of an emotional Legco meeting yesterday on tackling family violence. Chung Yuen-yi, a representative from the Women's Coalition of Equal Opportunity, said the Domestic Violence Ordinance needed to be overhauled. 'We are calling for domestic violence cases to be criminalised. We don't believe it is just a civil matter,' ...




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