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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Recruiting overseas judges the right thing to do for now

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Fok. Fortunately, China was pragmatic when it enacted the Basic Law. That document stipulates that only the chief justice of the Court of Final Appeal and the chief judge of the High Court must ... no choice if it is to maintain its high standards. The city itself simply does not have the depth and breadth of legal talent. Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li has acknowledged the problem and said: ...

  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    China supreme court orders tougher sentencing for child abuse

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Mimi.lau@scmp.com Supreme court orders tougher sentencing in child abuse cases Mainland courts have been ordered to mete out harsher sentences to child abusers, with the Supreme People's Court publicising three cases yesterday a ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No winds should sway our courts

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 01:27am

    ... when public confidence has been dampened by a series of legal and political controversies. If the chief justice’s annual address is seen as the barometer of how challenging the legal ... The community, he said, expects nothing less from the Judiciary. Forceful assurances can also be found from the secretary for justice. Speaking for the first time in his ministerial capacity, Rimsky Yuen ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government should heed church open letter on public policies

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Church letter a good reminder The Catholic Church is an important voice in society. It sees itself as having a role to foster justice, freedom, equality and social ... positions taken by the diocese on issues such as democracy, social justice and individual rights. This time the tone was relatively moderate. It called for the promotion of family life and fairer ...

  5. A time-travelling tussle

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... The fate of the world lies in the hands of a young hero who is sent back to the Dark Ages to battle against evil, writes John Millen We don't know what exactly the Justice Union is or what it does, but we know it is powerful and that it is out there fighting constantly in the name of Right. The agents of the Justice Union are as mysterious as the organisation they work for. ...

  6. News - World - TURKEY

    Erdogan tells women at justice forum that they aren't equal to men

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Istanbul Erdogan tells women they aren't equal to men Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday declared that women are not equal to men and launched a bitter attack against feminists in Turkey, claiming that they reject the concept of motherhood. Speaking at a summit in Istanbul on justice for women, the devoutly Muslim president said ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Families of 58 killed in 2009 Philippine massacre demand swifter justice

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:46pm by AFP

    ... Massacre families eager for justice Five years after 58 people were killed in the Philippines' worst political massacre, anger among victims' relatives is building, with no one yet ... television cameraman partner was among those murdered, said she and many other relatives of victims would never give up their quest for justice. "I want them put away for life. They need ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Ex-chief justice Andrew Li calls on Occupy Central protesters to retreat

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 11:12pm

    ... Former chief justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang on Monday called on Occupy Central protesters to retreat, warning that the rule of law would be impaired if ongoing court injunctions were not obeyed. This comes after police said they would take action "this week" to clear protesters from some occupied sites just as a new poll showed that nearly 70 per cent of the public wants ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Justice demanded for victims of Wan Chai double murder

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:46am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Indonesians demand justice for murder victims More than 100 Indonesians attended a vigil in Victoria Park yesterday to demand justice for the victims ... wounds to her throat, neck and buttocks. Eni said: "They did not deserve this tragic death and justice must be served." British banker Rurik Jutting, 29, has been charged with two ...

  10. News - Asia - AVIATION

    We'll get justice for MH17 dead, Malaysian and Dutch leaders pledge

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Putrajaya Leaders of Malaysia and Netherlands seek access to wreckage in Ukraine 'We'll get justice for downed plane' The leaders of Malaysia and the Netherlands have vowed to keep pressing for access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 and to bring to justice those responsible for downing the plane in Ukraine. Malaysian Prime Minister ...




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