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  1. News - World - CRIME

    Afghan men sentenced to death by hanging for gang rape of four women

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 08:32pm by AFP

    ... as noisy protesters outside demanded the death penalty. “One of them put his gun to my head, the other one took all our jewellery, and the rest started what you already know,” she said. Applause ... of fighting, foreign forces have failed to quash the insurgents, who have gained ground in a series of recent offensives. The gang-rape unleashed a wave of public anger via street protests, the media ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Outcry over dog in washing machine

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Hazel Parry

    ... a rally in protest at the MTR's failure to rescue a dog that was hit by a train after it strayed onto rail tracks at Fanling. The pictures of the dog in the washer caught widespread attention ...

  3. News - Asia - CRIME

    Philippines thwarts attack on Chinese embassy, arresting three plotters

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:53am by Alan Robles in Manila

    ... Alan Robles in Manila Trio found with crude bombs at Manila airport planned to fire on mission in protest against 'soft stance' towards Beijing, investigators say The Philippines said yesterday it might file terrorism charges against three anti-China activists who planned to set off small bombs and strafe the Chinese embassy with gunfire to protest ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    Eye-witnesses express outrage after truck-driving protester shot dead by SWAT team

    Posted May 20th 2014, 05:16pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Yunnan police say officers had no choice but to shoot suspect; witnesses say he was no threat SWAT team's use of lethal force disputed A man driving a truck who was reportedly upset about land compensation was shot ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Wong Yuk-man, accused of throwing glass in Legco chamber, refuses to renew bail

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Danny Mok

    ... evidence to take him to court. Wong's refusal to renew his bail mirrors that of activists arrested after the pro-democracy rally on July 1. Eleven out of the 511 protesters arrested refused ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Protesters arrested for PLA barracks break-in plead 'not guilty'

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 04:38pm by DANNY LEE

    ... for each defendant, and the case was adjourned until February 27 for a pre-trial review. The group reportedly broke into the barracks in protest at a plan to hand over a section of harbourfront ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    China's Supreme Court overturns death sentences for two men who raped 11-year-old girl

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:08am by WU NAN

    ... protests had "seriously disturbed the social order and exerted a negative impact on society", Xinhua reported. Lawyers representing Tang publicised her story on microblogs and received ...

  8. News - Asia - CRIME

    Australia jails Indonesian people smugglers for role in deadly boat voyage

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:14pm

    ... have rightly lined the wharves... to protest,” O’Neal said in sentencing comments reported by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Australia tightened its rules regarding asylum-seekers ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    Magazine denies detained Chinese journalist Gao Yu leaked ‘state secret’ document

    Posted May 09th 2014, 12:23pm by Li Jing

    ... to crack down on dissidents ahead of the June 4 anniversary of the Tianannmen Square pro-democracy protests in 1989. Gao was among a number of civil rights activists who have been placed in criminal detention ahead of the anniversary. They include the civil rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, who took part in the protests in 1989. “The document did not involve information that poses national ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Zhu Baosheng among more than 10 protesters who face criminal charges

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Zhu Baosheng is among more than 10 who face prosecution for storming a government building Qidong protest leaders facing criminal charges More than 10 people who ... a T-shirt with anti-pollution slogans during the protest. Zhu, 43, is accused of "assembling crowds to attack a state organ" and will stand trial today, according to his lawyer, Zhang ...




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