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  1. Rough justice

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... contemporary Chinese lawyers are no longer Soviet-style 'state legal workers' but independent professionals tasked with protecting citizens, including those at odds with the state. But, while ... lawyers not to participate in a broad range of 'sensitive' matters or at least to follow their 'guidance'. Such cases include not only criminal prosecutions of alleged Tibetan ...

  2. Independent judiciary won't fall prey to politics

    Posted Dec 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the ability of the courts to act as a check on them. The human rights movement has also had an impact. Rights have increasingly been embedded in legal instruments, opening the door to court cases which challenge the authorities. There is no need for the trend to be a cause of concern- so long as the judges remain free to rule on the law impartially. The status and independence ...

  3. Opponent may be clean: DPP winner

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A Taiwanese mayor-elect yesterday said she believed her opposition opponent could be innocent in a vote-buying scandal that contributed to his narrow defeat in the Kaohsiung poll last weekend. 'I am willing to trust that Huan ...

  4. Arrested rioters face an uncertain fate

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei It is still uncertain what criminal charges Tibetans arrested for last week's riots will face, but those who complied with the ultimatum to turn themselves in have been ... sensitivity surrounding Tibetan issues. Those arrested since public protests turned deadly in Lhasa last week could face anything from a fine, the lightest punishment available for a regular robbery ...

  5. Tycoon admits deal over fortune

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to share them with her and their daughter. He said he did so because of independent advice that his father had a 'legitimate right'. 'My father is the only one looking after me. ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Tough money laundering law

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... can lay fallow for years. Hong Kong could benefit from an active independent group, which considers and lobbies for sensible changes, and when movement is slow, prompts until it is rectified. ...

  7. Death sentences commuted for arms smugglers in Tibet

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Five were convicted for supplying guns to Nepali Maoists A Tibetan court yesterday commuted the death sentences handed to five members of an arms-smuggling gang, including two ... Sherpa had his death sentence commuted to life in prison. Xinhua reported the pair's death sentences were handed down on August 27. Nepal's Maoist movement condemned Beijing ...

  8. The long journey

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... right to deny suspects their legal rights. The lawyers issued a second statement in which they explained that offering their legal services did not mean that they supported Tibetan independence ... the lack of independence of the legal profession. Both the legal profession and the judiciary are under the thumb of the Ministry of Justice and the Communist Party. It appears that conservatives ...

  9. Witness coaching claim 'astonishing'

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... dismissed it as an 'astonishing' allegation of impropriety against the prosecution and the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Mr Harris raised his concerns after pointing out ... the trial began, he had also read computer records of his movements within the ICAC building in July 2004- materials on which the defence has relied heavily to challenge ICAC witnesses. Mr Lo said ...

  10. How the 'Bishop of Bountiful' gets away with polygamy

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... their children. Critics have also alleged that children in Bountiful do not receive adequate education in the community's independent schools. Fuelling public uproar over what many perceive ...




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