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  1. A stubborn denial of homosexuals' human rights

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The sky darkened for human rights activists when the Broadcasting Authority ruled in January that an RTHK television programme on gay lovers was 'unfair, partial and biased towards homosexuality'. The ruling was considered to be the authority's most high-profile blow to the freedom of expression of sexual minorities since the handover. But six months since ...

  2. Man denies sexual abuse of stepchildren

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A man appeared in court yesterday accused of sexually attacking his two stepchildren for more than 10 years, since the girl was four and the boy seven. The defendant, 40, pleaded not guilty to seven counts of sex offences against the children, now 16 and 20, including non-consensual buggery, unlawful sexual intercourse and performing an indecent act on a child, ...

  3. Father guilty of sexually abusing stepchildren

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A man has been convicted of sexually assaulting two stepchildren since the girl was four and the boy seven. The defendant, 40, had pleaded not guilty to seven counts of sexual offences against the children, now 16 and 20, including non-consensual buggery, unlawful sexual intercourse and performing an indecent act on an under-age child, between 1993 and last year. Mrs ...

  4. Activists celebrate victory in sexual harassment lawsuit

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Women's rights activists have been celebrating a milestone win in a sexual harassment suit three years after the practice was outlawed on the mainland. A 29-year-old human ... the Chengdu Economic Daily reported yesterday. The victim, a fresh 'graduate', testified that she had to cope with sexually suggestive comments and was forced to kiss the manager the day ...

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    Rights groups welcome 'overdue' proposals on rape laws

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Stuart Lau

    ... to amend the discriminatory sexual offences on the statute books that were ruled unconstitutional by the court," human rights lawyer Michael Vidler said, referring to William Leung, whom he ... proposals welcomed Rape-victim and transgender rights groups welcomed proposals by the Law Reform Commission to change the law on sexual offences, but voiced concerns, particularly over provisions ...

  6. Mainland law lays bare a human rights dilemma

    Posted Mar 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A new public order law introduced on the mainland has created a rather unusual human rights dilemma. The law is intended to ensure that the relatives of people detained for certain ... caught soliciting the services of prostitutes. It is not hard to imagine that the revelation of sexual misdeeds is the last thing men accused of such offences would want, and the last thing ...

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    Rape law outdated, Law Reform Commission says

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and oral penetration of people of both sexes, it said in a consultation paper about reviewing sexual offences. It said these recommendations were intended to achieve gender neutrality in the law- an aim widely welcomed by rights advocates. "We agree that the law on sexual offences should avoid distinctions based on sexual orientation," the commission said. The paper also calls ...

  8. Lawyer, government worker caught up in raid on brothel

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A lawyer and a government employee were among three customers caught waiting in a brothel in Yau Ma Tei during a police raid at lunchtime yesterday. Inside the brothel, in Woosung Street, officers arrested a 19-year-old male and four mainland ...

  9. Gay-sex law review 'should go ahead'

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle We are not seeking an indulgence. We are seeking the right not to be discriminated against, lawyer tells court The High Court should go ahead with a judicial review of laws that prescribe a life jail sentence for anal sex with or between men u ...

  10. Women's groups fear offenders will take advantage of legal loophole

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wai-ching, the service co-ordinator of the Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women, said Eastern Court Magistrate William Ng Sing-wai had yesterday set a dangerous legal precedent. Ms Ng ... victims. Many defendants could pretend that they have no knowledge of their sexual partner's age, Ms Ng said. She added if a man genuinely believed or was tricked into believing that his ...




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