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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine assembly wants Yanukovich tried in international criminal court

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:35pm by AFP, Reuters

    ... Yanukovich to be tried for ‘serious crimes’ by the International Criminal Court once he has been captured. A resolution, overwhelmingly supported by the assembly, linked Yanukovich, who was ousted ... of torture, used by police against protesters, included holding activists naked in temperatures of 15 degrees below freezing, it said. “Parliament asks the International Criminal Court to hold Viktor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1434937/ukraine-assembly-wants-yanukovich-tried-international-criminal-court
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    No 'international norms' for electoral system mentioned in Basic Law, says CY Leung

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... Not in the Basic Law The Basic Law does not stipulate that the city's electoral system must meet international norms, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday, in remarks some scholars saw ... of the city's first democratic chief executive election in 2017, Leung said: "The Basic Law simply does not state the term 'international standards'." He made the remarks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580931/international-norms-not-basic-law
  3. News - China - CHINA-JAPAN RELATIONS

    China urges Japan to break from aggressive past after Shinzo Abe honours war criminals

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters

    ... Japanese war criminals from the second world war as “martyrs”. Abe sent a message in April to a Buddhist temple in western Japan that houses a monument to more than 1,000 “Showa Martyrs”, including ... practical action to win the trust of their Asian neighbours and the international community.” Japan’s wartime leaders are enshrined along with war dead at the more widely known Yasukuni Shrine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581393/china-urges-japan-break-aggressive-past-after-shinzo-abe-honours-war
  4. News - Asia - BRUNEI

    Sultan of Brunei imposes sharia law despite international condemnation

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:14pm by Reuters

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bandar Seri Begawan Absolute monarch ignores international critics and says Islamic code takes effect today, paving way for severing of limbs and death by stoning Brunei sultan adopts harsh sharia law The Sultan of oil-rich Brunei announced that tough Islamic criminal punishments would be introduced today, pushing ahead with plans that have sparked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1501138/sultan-brunei-imposes-sharia-law-despite-international-condemnation
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Honouring spirits of wartime leaders, some war criminals, may hit chances of meeting Xi Jinping Abe sent condolences for 'martyrs' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a condolence message to a ceremony honouring "martyrs", including some convicted as war criminals after the second world war, his top spokesman said yesterday, news ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581103/i-express-my-grief-death-martyrs-shinzo-abes-message-war-criminals
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    France asks UN to refer Syrian war to International Criminal Court

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:04pm by Reuters

    ... in Syria to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The 15-member council is due to meet today to discuss the draft submitted on Monday ... said in March that they had expanded their list of suspected war criminals from both sides in the civil war and that the evidence was solid enough to prepare any court indictment. UN human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511342/france-asks-un-refer-syrian-war-international-criminal-court
  7. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Marine officials involved in Lamma ferry disaster will face criminal probe, says transport chief

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 11:59am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Legal experts suggest Marine Department's internal probe may result in criminal action over misconduct in public office and corruption Officials could face ... lives, legal experts say. "Suspected criminality" was uncovered- with 17 unnamed officials up to directorate level accused of misconduct- in an internal investigation of the department, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496562/marine-officials-involved-lamma-ferry-disaster-will-face-criminal
  8. News - China

    How China is using criminal detention in place of re-education through labour

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:21am by Verna Yu

    ... it's exploiting people's sense of fear... so they can be more easily controlled by the authorities", said Wang, Cao's former lawyer. Mainland law restricts criminal detention ... to prosecutions and years-long imprisonment. "Criminal detention is only the beginning of a criminal process that can lead to a death sentence," said China law expert Professor Jerome Cohen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1492192/china-using-criminal-detention-place-re-education-through-labour
  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Communist Party expels Guo Yongxiang, aide to Zhou Yongkang, and prepares criminal prosecution

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:55pm by Keith Zhai

    ... affairs. The announcement on Guo brings the Communist Party another step closer to deciding the fate of Zhou, who has been detained under internal investigation since December. Zhou was until late ... Zhou Bin. The property is owned by Zhou Bin's mother-in-law, Zhan Minli. Guo Lianxing is the energy company's legal representative; its major shareholder is Mi Xiaodong, Zhou ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1471223/communist-party-expels-guo-yongxiang-aide-zhou-yongkang-and-prepares
  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Trials begin of cleaners over Jakarta International School sex assaults

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... international schools, the first case to go to court in a high-profile scandal. The crisis at the Jakarta International School, which began in April with allegations that cleaning staff had assaulted ... was closed but prosecutor Rahima said afterwards that Iskandar had been charged under child protection laws and faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. The other cleaners accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580939/trials-begin-cleaners-over-jakarta-international-school-sex-assaults

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