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  1. Freedom near for 7 retried over deadly Immigration Tower blaze

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Seven men won sharply reduced sentences for their roles in 2000's fiery right-of-abode protest at Immigration Tower which left two people dead, after pleading guilty ... the men had faced charges over the August 2, 2000, protest that took the lives of senior immigration officer Leung Kam-kwong and right-of-abode seeker Lam Siu-sing. In October the Court of Final ...

  2. Seven abode-seekers convicted in High Court

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.41pm: Seven abode-seekers were convicted in the High Court of starting a blaze at the Immigration Tower five years ago, local radio reported on Friday. Sze ... of suspected paint thinner were splashed around a room on the 13th floor, igniting flames that engulfed immigration officers and abode seekers. Senior immigration officer Leung Kam-kwong, 42, ...

  3. City Briefs

    Posted May 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... man in immigration arson attack denied bail Right of abode seeker Sze Kwan-lung- whose murder conviction for his involvement in the Immigration Tower arson attack in 2000 was quashed last October- was yesterday denied bail in the Court of First Instance at a closed-door hearing. Sze was originally convicted of murder in 2002 and sentenced to life in prison. The Court of Appeal ...

  4. Released from jail into limbo after 28 years in the shadows

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... on recognisance, which allows him freedom of movement but not the right of abode. Mr Wong has to report to the Immigration Department every two weeks to renew the paper while it decides whether to deport ...

  5. No bias in the judiciary, Andrew Li says

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... on the cases he has tackled over his tenure, he said, the case of Ng Ka-ling, involving the issue of the right to abode, was the most interesting and challenging for him. 'It was the most ...

  6. Don't let the past burden our future

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their foreign right of abode. Yet he has, so far, remained silent. Instead, the government has been hiding behind legal technicalities by sticking to the line that the Basic Law bars only principal ... And as the latest controversy shows, the government is, indeed, desperately in need of people with ability. Whether one agrees with the new appointments or not, the government is right to make the process ...

  7. Guilty of 'crime of speaking'

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investigators and judges. I argue my innocence on the basis of China's constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations, the political reforms I have advocated and the trend of history. One important result of the reform and open-door policy has been the awakening of Chinese people to their human rights and the rise of civil protection of rights. This has ...

  8. Daring drama draws on Shanghai graft saga

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou A good TV drama demands heart-wrenching affairs, vicious conflicts, thorny social issues and relevance to real life.Shanghai's prime-time drama Humble Abode, or Woju, ... The character that attracted the most attention, and arguably helped Humble Abode secure a near-10 per cent audience share, is Song Siming, a powerful and well-spoken technocrat who falls from grace ...

  9. National pride tempered by lack of human rights

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the climate for human rights and media freedoms to appease critics of their successful bid to host the Olympic Games in 2008. Few people remember that pledge now. Liu's treatment mocks it. And it is even harder to reconcile with the fate of ordinary Chinese who search for truth and justice only to find themselves in jail. Ironically, far from advancing human rights and the rule of law, ...

  10. Top judges urged to axe arson verdicts

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Seven abode seekers who were jailed for the fatal arson attack on Immigration Tower four years ago launched a legal battle in the highest court yesterday to have ... in room 1301 of the building in Wan Chai in August 2000. The footage showed a scuffle between protesters and immigration officers, some abode seekers splashing paint thinner and a fireball ...




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