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  1. Rape victims' parents seek justice on web

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... (HK$24,500), but he refused it. 'We are not doing this only for money. We want to go through the courts. We want justice for our daughters,' he said. Reached by phone yesterday, Zhulian ...

  2. Street swindlers evading justice

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Street scammers are getting away scot-free and there are more of them preying on the public. The city saw a more than 50 per cent increase in street-scam crimes last year, but the number of arrests plunged nearly 40 per cent ...

  3. Making sense of juvenile justice

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It seems absurd that a law seeking to bring criminals to justice would protect them against being charged with the offence committed. Ironically, this was the case when a 13-year-old boy ... argued, are sometimes more the victim despite their misguided behaviour. The United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice stress the well-being of the juvenile ...

  4. Justice for money

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... and suffered from hyperactivity. A former lawmaker and a jurist wrote character references for him. Yet the light sentence raised many eyebrows about the alleged double standards of a justice system ... he is rich. It is not a sin to be rich, but using money and power to undermine justice is. Our city is becoming more and more like the mainland, where cash rules, not the law. So what ...

  5. Improved pro bono services on agenda after chief justice's call

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The government is 'critically examining possible options' following remarks by the chief justice urging it to consider improving support for pro bono services by lawyers. Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang has become increasingly outspoken on his desire to see more pro bono- free- services being offered, as well as improvements to the infrastructure ...

  6. Justice must be colour-blind

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Deep Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... danger that the least hint of any miscarriage of justice will play into the hands of the terrorists, and also reinforce the global divide on colour lines. Deep Kisor Datta-Ray is a London-based ...

  7. Sacrificing justice is too high a price for peace

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... and a sense of bad timing' and suggests that 'western-inspired universal ideas of justice might come into conflict with local forms of law, jeopardising the process of reconciliation'. ... brutalised by insurgency and war want justice as much as they want peace. An important survey carried out in Uganda makes it clear that more than half the people do not want to settle for peace ...

  8. Let UN court render justice to Darfur

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... crimes committed. Nor should the finding prevent the international community moving swiftly to bring the culprits to justice. The expert committee was set up last year to investigate ... and deserve justice. The world should no longer stand by and watch. ...

  9. Justice honours the memories of two slain teens

    Posted Sep 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the justices and injustices in their 'world'. They were part of a cohort of students who crusaded against apartheid in South Africa; they baked cakes to pay for postage stamps so that famine ... is a quality that defines in some measure what we are as a community. Justice is surely a question of the proper balance of retribution and mercy. In the cases of Won and Cheung, these must be weighed ...

  10. Healing scheme for offenders and victims

    Posted Feb 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Hong Kong lags behind Macau in setting up legislation on 'restorative justice' A new service is being planned to help murderers, robbers and rapists meet victims ... to introduce law reforms to encourage such restorative justice programmes, saying guilt-racked criminals can suffer long-term distress as severe as that of their victims and become suicidal. 'The ...




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