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  1. Mainland justice is blind to plight of the powerless

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was difficult on the mainland because plaintiffs had to prove the contamination was the sole cause of their problems. Lu said he had not expected to be treated so unfairly by the justice system. After ...

  2. A waste plant, a dead baby and a fight for justice

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan When the Songjiang district government in Shanghai ordered the Zhaohong waste collection station shut in March because of effects pollution was having on the village of Nanmen, residents cheered. The plant would not cause any more serious health ...

  3. Climate justice a worthy idea in fight to save planet

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite its radicalism and unfamiliarity, the concept of climate justice deserves serious consideration. Drastic climate changes pose unprecedented challenges to the future of the planet ... court' modelled on the International Court of Justice in The Hague. This, they argue, could help the world to attain climate justice. It is debatable whether setting up such a court is feasible. ...

  4. Villagers face long battle for justice in land grab

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Three months ago, villagers in Hebei's Qinghe county filed a lawsuit against their county government for seizing farmland to build a road. The road has since been finished but they are still waiting for a court decision and compensatio ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    ‘Hundreds of graves’ lying in Hong Kong's country parks and green belts

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 02:19pm

    ... grave sites in Yuen Long straddle conservation areas, while four are inside country parks and at least one is near a site of special scientific interest, according to the Land Justice League. ...

  6. Taipei still has ways of pursuing bid

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of Justice in The Hague, using the argument that the resolution never stated that Taiwan was a part of China, and it is thus entitled to apply to join the UN; Sue the UN at the International Court of Justice; Promote the UN bid abroad, rallying support from political heavyweights in the EU, Japan and elsewhere, also using the argument that Taiwan is not a part of China. ...

  7. Traffic, not bridge, 'cause of pollution'

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the environmental permit for the proposed Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. The ruling- handed down in April by Mr Justice Joseph Fok in a judicial review filed by Tung Chung resident Chu Yee-wah- was based ... which are subject to a different set of control regimes on the engine or the vehicle fuels,' he told Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching, Madam Justice Carlye Chu Fun-ling and Justice Michael ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Blow for Lung Mei beach judicial review plan

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... said yesterday the government could not respond in time. "The Department of Justice is looking at the materials submitted by the groups. It is also gathering information to form a legal ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Month's reprieve for campaign to save Lung Mei beach

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... but there was no record of these in the assessment report. An Environmental Protection Department spokesman yesterday confirmed the new deadline and said it was seeking advice from the Justice Department. ...

  10. Being too cool may turn you into a climate criminal

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the International Court of Justice at The Hague- can help the world attain climate justice. The council- which comprises academics, lawyers, environmental advocates, government officials and businesspeople ... justice in Hong Kong. Former legislator Cyd Ho Sau-lan said the heat-island effect- in which tall buildings trap heat and push up temperatures in urban areas- was 'one of many examples ...




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