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  1. Let UN court render justice to Darfur

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But the verdict is based on the legal technicalities which define genocide under international law. It should not- as the committee has stressed- detract from the extremely serious nature of the other ... for them. There is little hope that the Sudanese government will put the killers, the rapists and the torturers on trial. But there is another way. The International Criminal Court is ready ...

  2. From privilege to piracy: the fall of Randolph Guthrie III

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... arrested after Chinese police discovered more than 210,000 stockpiled pirate DVDs during the first joint operation of its kind by Chinese and US law enforcement agencies. At the time, the mainland government said operation 'Spring Action' was proof 'Chinese law enforcement is willing to co-operate more with American law enforcement and law enforcement of other countries ...

  3. Customs seize 40,000 pirated optical discs

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.27pm: Customs officers on Thursday arrested seven people after seizing 40,000 pirated optical discs from a manufacturing centre, two storage centres and six shops in Mongkok and Yuen Long. A spokesman said on Friday the Customs D ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... japanese group claims anti-piracy success A group representing Japanese makers of films, music, comics and games said yesterday anti-piracy measures taken jointly with local law enforcement authorities resulted in the seizure of more than 700,000 pirated Japanese items on the mainland, in Hong Kong and Taiwan between January and April. The Content Overseas Distribution ...

  5. War without an end

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... Anthony Lawrance Americans are fighting a war in China, a more unwinnable war than the one they are fighting in Iraq. So far, the casualties are not high enough to have mothers screaming for their sons' safety. But the worry beads are being stroked h ...

  6. Call to heed rights advice

    Posted Dec 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Cynthia Wan

    ... in court. 'One way to minimise torture is for the police to become more professional,' he said. Coerced confession is prohibited under the mainland's criminal law but the problem remains prevalent. Amnesty International's East Asia campaigner Chine Chan said: 'During Professor Nowak's visit, some lawyers were being followed, about 1,000 protestors in Beijing ...

  7. Small classes a 'criminal' waste of cash

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... The government's reluctance to cut class sizes has won the backing of international experts who say it would be a 'criminal' waste of money. Permanent Secretary for Education Fanny Law Fan ... numbers would be 'inflicting a billion dollar hoax' on Hong Kong. He urged Mrs Law to compare the gains to be had with those from other initiatives. He and Professor Eric Hanushek, ...

  8. Critics find fault with updated rule of law

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Nicholas Birch

    ... Nicholas Birch in Istanbul Turkey's first new criminal code in nearly 80 years went into effect yesterday in what Ankara hopes will be a major step towards opening accession proceedings with the European Union in October. Legal experts see the document as an improvement on its 1926 predecessor, which was heavily indebted to 19th century Italian laws. Turkish women's ...

  9. Chief's order on spying violates Basic Law, 'Long Hair' claims

    Posted Nov 29th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The chief executive violated the Basic Law by issuing an executive order to allow law enforcement agencies to conduct covert surveillance, a court heard yesterday. Legislator ... Article 30 of the Basic Law. Mr Leung said the chief executive could lobby to have laws changed before they were passed and could seek amendments later on, but he could not bypass the Legislative ...

  10. International pressure key to Sri Lanka's problems

    Posted Dec 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... collapsing, international negotiators must step in now. In doing so, they must also make the wider issues stymying Sri Lanka's development- law and order, civil and human rights- central ... and with the sides far apart on even the simplest issue- where the next talks should be held- a resumption of the bloody civil war is near. International efforts to bring the sides back together ...




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