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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Beijing touts drop in capital crimes in annual human rights reports

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of punishment for 13 economic and non-violent crimes, reducing the number of categories applied to death sentences by nearly one-fifth, said the annual "Progress in China's Human Rights" report. But law experts said that China's party-ruled system could not effectively protect the human rights of its citizens, let alone criminal suspects and detainees. "China has made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1237864/beijing-touts-drop-capital-crimes-annual-human-rights-reports
  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    iPhone 6 is ringing all the right notes for smugglers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com iPhone 6 is ringing all the right notes for smugglers Law enforcement officials say falling resale values of Apple's iPhone 6 in Hong Kong could tempt more people to try to smuggle the new smartphone onto the mainland, where they are still not legally available. The warning came after three suspected smugglers abandoned a HK$3 million stash ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597579/iphone-6-ringing-all-right-notes-smugglers
  3. News - China - CRIME

    Four schoolboys killed in shocking knife attack in southwestern China

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:12pm by KYODO, Staff Reporters

    ...   Police later discovered the suspect's tricycle, abandoned by the side of a hill, with the headless body of a young boy on it, state broadcaster China Central Television reported. ... China has seen a number of incidents involving knife attacks on schoolchildren in recent years. The latest incident follows one on September 1 in which a man stabbed eight students and a teacher ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1600780/4-schoolchildren-killed-southwestern-china-knife-attack-report
  4. News - China - CRIME

    Chinese man accused of raping another man walks free due to loophole in criminal law

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:26pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Chinese criminal law does not define male sexual abuse, prompting experts to call for amendments to protect men's rights A Chongqing man accused of kidnapping ... defines rape as crimes against women – but leaves out men. The Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China states that the “crime of rape is using violence, coercion or any other means to force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1600213/chinese-suspect-who-raped-another-man-walks-free-due-loophole-criminal
  5. News - China - CRIME

    China seizes 88 fugitives in overseas 'fox hunt' for financial criminals

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 02:45pm by Andrea Chen

    ... not released. China had not signed extradition treaties or criminal law enforcement agreements with countries including the United States and Canada, allowing fugitives to flee to these nations, Chen Zhijun, a legal expert at the People's Public Security University of China, told Xinhua. Chen said some countries were "prejudiced" against the mainland's legal system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1597412/china-captures-88-financial-suspects-hiding-overseas-amid-global-fox-hunt
  6. News - China - CRIME

    Dongguan, sex capital of China, tightens grip over entertainment industry

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:55am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Districts should crack down often and hand big cases to outside police, city says Dongguan tightens grip over vice dens Keen to shake off its reputation as China's sex capital, Dongguan has rolled out new measures to tighten regulation of its entertainment industry. The city said district governments should regularly crack down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1595602/dongguan-sex-capital-china-tightens-grip-over-entertainment-industry
  7. News - World - CRIME

    Woman beheaded at Oklahoma factory as sacked Muslim worker goes on deadly rampage

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 09:12am by AP

    ... but that "there doesn't appear to be any nexus to terrorism right now". But the official also said investigators were still looking into Nolen's background. Johnson and the suspect were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1601554/woman-beheaded-oklahoma-factory-sacked-worker-goes-deadly-rampage
  8. News - China - CRIME

    Arms-smuggling Taiwanese duo snared in FBI sting plead guilty

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... technology to mainland China. The pair claimed to be acting on behalf of a senior Beijing official when they were snared in an FBI sting, FBI reports and legal documents seen by the Sunday Morning ... into the good graces of the gang in 2009 after reaching an agreement with then-72-year-old Kow to move millions of dollars of contraband, such as cigarettes and footwear, from China to the US. After ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1602820/arms-smuggling-taiwanese-duo-snared-fbi-sting-plead-guilty
  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Harley-Davidson stolen under Central car park security's watchful eye

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Clifford Lo

    ... driver in his right mind would ever push his bike out of a garage [instead of driving it]. It should appear very suspicious indeed," said the businessman, who declined to be named. The case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1602660/harley-davidson-stolen-under-central-car-park-securitys-watchful-eye
  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tanzania envoy 'warns inmates to stop campaign to deter drug mules'

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Bryan Harris

    ... mules tell of threat by envoy A war of words has erupted between Tanzania's ambassador to China and a group of his countrymen who campaign against drug smuggling from their Hong Kong prison ... to traffic Pakistan-sourced heroin from airports in East Africa to Hong Kong and the region. The city is often used as a gateway to China, as the penalties for drug-related offences are less severe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1602659/tanzania-envoy-warns-inmates-stop-campaign-deter-drug-mules

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