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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Politics before justice for Bo Xilai, Chen Kegui

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by JEROME A. COHEN

    ... Jerome A. Cohen says although different in every way, Bo Xilai and Chen Kegui both share the uncertain fate of being tried by a Chinese legal system that places politics above justice Despite next week's 18th Communist Party congress, attention inside and outside China is increasingly riveted on the forthcoming criminal prosecution of Bo Xilai , the deposed leader whose ...

  2. Sichuan police detain 40 parents seeking justice after earthquake

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok About 40 parents seeking justice over the collapsed school buildings in the Sichuan earthquake were detained by police yesterday for trying to petition the authorities. ... for justice going unheeded, many parents have been petitioning the authorities over the past two years despite constant harassment from local officials- whose chances of promotion are harmed ...

  3. Next great leap forward must be liberty, justice

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an instrument for official manipulation. The material foundation is being laid for people's well-being; the next challenge for the nation is to achieve greater liberty and justice. ...

  4. Rough justice

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... veteran party officials, without legal education or experience but with a strong police background, in charge of the Ministry of Justice and the courts, as well as the Central Party ... 1 per cent- of mainland China's almost 150,000 licensed lawyers. Local officials under the Ministry of Justice, and the local lawyers associations they control, quietly press activist ...

  5. Mainland's surfers making waves for justice

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland's netizens are increasingly becoming a force to be reckoned with. The Deng Yujiao case and the central government's partial backdown over filtering software on personal computers were just two of many such incidents this year. In fa ...

  6. Social justice 'most important reform'

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao pledged yesterday to push for political reform and social justice, which he said were key to China's revival and long-term prosperity. He said wealth ... task' to ensure its sustainability. 'We must continue our economic reform, and we must promote social justice. We are a huge country, and our development is uneven, particularly among ...

  7. Return to justice

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in the Ministry of Justice, said China needed a practical and flexible attitude and should consider the advantages against the disadvantages. 'Yes, we're limiting our legal sovereignty but, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Strength of Hong Kong's judiciary should be an example to the mainland

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says the chief justice's affirmation of an independent judiciary was a clear reminder of the gulf between the HK and mainland systems Strength within Judges, ... not ordinarily hold press conferences to defend their actions or explain their point of view. Recently, judges have been more in the news than usual. Former justice secretary Elsie Leung Oi-sie publicly ...

  9. Doubts remain in trial of smuggler

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for more than a decade was China's most wanted fugitive, ended a 13-year saga of crime, corruption, flight from justice and a legal and diplomatic tug of war. The efforts of the highest level ... economy in the 1990s. It also sets a precedent of co-operation that could help bring many more fugitives to justice. Lai and his lawyers stalled extradition for more than a decade with a claim ...

  10. Transparency vital for judicial system

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Two very different cases of fugitives being brought to justice illustrate growing police and judicial co-operation between China and other countries. China had to fight for 11 years ... handing over a case of a killing by a Chinese national on its own soil to Shanghai prosecutors. One man fled China to escape justice; the other sought refuge from justice in China, which has ...




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