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  1. Suspended sentence for possessing child porn

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan A dim sum worker convicted of possessing child pornography was yesterday given a two-month suspended sentence and fined $15,000 in Kwun Tong Court. Ho Man-kit, 34, who became ... at least caused 449 children to suffer. After taking into account Ho's favourable psychology, psychiatry and probation reports and the fact he pleaded guilty, Mr Kwok suspended the sentence ...

  2. Use of capital punishment may be reduced

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei While new rules requiring the setting of a minimum prison term without parole for defendants given suspended death sentences will not help keep corrupt officials in jail, they will help prepare the ground for a reduction in the use of capital punishment, mainland legal experts said. The suspended death sentence has become a common punishment for high-ranking mainland ...

  3. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In the story yesterday on page A5 'Use of capital punishment may be reduced' on the new rules giving mainland judges the discretion to specify a mandatory minimum prison term for defendants given suspended death sentences, the use of the term 'without parole' was a translation error. It should have been without reduction of sentence due to good behaviour or special ...

  4. Timely move to limit death penalty

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the number of executions. But now that courts are handing down more suspended death sentences and other lesser penalties instead, the public is becoming frustrated when corrupt officials or notorious ... penalty and commute all capital punishment that does not warrant immediate execution to suspended death sentences. China continues to execute more people than any other country, if not the rest ...

  5. Judges to limit use of death sentence

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... execution to two-year suspended death sentences. The order, a reiteration of existing legal procedures, came in the Supreme People's Court annual report released on Tuesday. Legal experts said ... enjoy huge discretion in deciding whether a person should be given a suspended death sentence or a death sentence, as there are no specific rules on this at the moment apart from the general ...

  6. Delegates call for care in tycoon's death row case

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... People's Court to at least reduce the penalty to a suspended death sentence. 'Ultimately, this case must, of course, be ruled on in accordance with the law,' Zhejiang NPC delegate ... to be executed for a non-violent economic crime; others say it's unfair that corrupt officials often receive suspended death sentences while Wu has to die. But the biggest issue for many ...

  7. Court overturns?Long Hair?s? obstruction conviction

    Posted Jan 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a 12-day jail term. Two others received a one-year suspended sentence and a good behaviour bond for the same duration. ...

  8. Man pleads not guilty to possession of 413 child porn images

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of community service, to suspended sentences and fines. ...

  9. Child porn law 'needs to be more stringent'

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... in July for possessing child pornography but most other offenders convicted under the ordinance have received suspended sentences. ...

  10. Death is too high a price for Wu to pay

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... People's Court, which will hold a final review of the death sentence soon. Wu's case has drawn widespread sympathy from the mainland public for several reasons. Compared to most suspended ... be immediately executed rather than given a two-year suspended sentence like many corrupt officials and even some killers? There is also, of course, wide speculation that many local officials wanted Wu ...




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