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  1. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka's Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake walks out on trial

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Chief justice walks out on impeachment trial Sri Lankan Chief Justice Dr Shirani Bandaranayake walked out of her impeachment hearing before lawmakers yesterday after complaining that she was not being given a fair trial, legal and parliamentary sources said. The move to impeach Bandaranayake, the country's first female chief justice, came ...

  2. Inmate intervened out of a 'sense of justice'

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A maximum security inmate who was allegedly attacked when he tried to stop another man from stabbing a prisoner in the eye with a sharpened toothbrush told a court yesterday that he intervened out of a sense of justice. Soong Kwok-fai was giving evidence at the trial of Ho Yuk-wun, 51, who is accused of attacking Soong and another prisoner, Mak Siu-wing, on April 20, ...

  3. Bugging 'was in the interests of justice'

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A former policewoman who secretly made recordings of police witnesses she suspected of collusion did not obstruct the administration of justice but rather helped it, a court ... The secretary for justice had earlier argued that the covert bugging had hindered the administration of justice. But barrister Lawrence Lok SC argued that Ng had advanced it by preventing witnesses from ...

  4. Chongqing's ex-justice chief faces court

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng The high-profile trial of the most senior cadre snared in Chongqing's crackdown on gang-related crime began yesterday. Wen Qiang, 55, the former head of the municipality's Justice Bureau, showed up in black yesterday morning at Chongqing No 5 Intermediate People's Court for a trial expected to last five days. Also a former deputy police chief ...

  5. Victims of Kim Jong-il's gulag demand justice

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Soviet Union, the justice system that sends prisoners there, and the brutality they encounter once they are in it, is comparable to Stalin's camps, survivors say. Kim Young-soon, who escaped ...

  6. Arbitrary justice

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... of justice. By the time of Shaikh's second instance trial, on May 26, the London-based rights organisation, Reprieve, had sent British forensic psychiatrist, Dr Peter Schaapveld, to Urumqi ...

  7. Accused justice chief's sex confession falls flat

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Never cross a jealous wife. If nothing else, fallen Chongqing police chief Wen Qiang will have learned this by the time he and other suspected bosses of criminal gangs in the western metropolis go on trial in the coming days. Wen, head of the municipality's justice bureau and deputy police chief for 16 years before his arrest in August, is the highest-ranking ...

  8. How justice was found as a king lost his head

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... denounce the Saddam proceedings, for they turned into an exercise not of justice, but wild justice.' He added: 'Saddam's proceedings had nothing in the end to do with international ...

  9. Alive is better than dead for Iraqis seeking justice

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Iraqis the chance for justice. By putting the men before a court, the Iraqi people could have had answers to the many questions troubling them about Mr Hussein's brutal 24-year presidency. ...

  10. Rough justice

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... the officer's 'immediate' trial, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said: 'The interest of justice and due process must be served to the satisfaction of the people and the soldiery.' ... of the past two decades shows that the wheels of Philippine justice grind exceedingly slowly- and then apparently stop altogether. The system is clogged with trials which have gone nowhere. Take ...




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