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  1. Refugees were unlawfully detained, judge rules

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow A judge ruled yesterday that two men who claimed they would be tortured if repatriated to their respective countries had been unlawfully detained by the Immigration ... Prison since then. The director of immigration issued a removal order against him a month after his detention. Ms Po said 'N', who is in his 30s, would be tortured in Cameroon if he ...

  2. Celebrating the courage of a hero

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... six months of torture and then execution on August 31, 1944. Last Friday, when he would have turned 100, his life was remembered and celebrated at the Hong Kong Jockey Club by his widow, Doris ... was captured, tortured and eventually beheaded in October 1943. 'My father, Jimmy, was tremendously courageous. Despite knowing he would be a marked man he joined the underground after my ...

  3. Of roots and rot

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Newman

    ... with round-ups, beatings, torture and disappearances. Vic's parents make what they can of the vicissitudes of life as Asians in Africa. The story builds slowly before the focus shifts to Nairobi ...

  4. Believe only the hard evidence

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... States. Well, signing a covenant is one thing but living up to it is another. Beijing signed the Convention Against Torture in 1988- 17 years ago- but its courts are still accepting confessions based on torture. That discredits the entire judicial system. Ching was apparently lured to Guangzhou by security people. Incidents like this should remind Hong Kong people how precious ...

  5. Kan Yan gets wish- and keeps her liver

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michelle, was now in stable condition after going through more than 12 hours of surgery at Queen Mary Hospital. 'She had been tortured by the disease for so long and it was just so lucky ...

  6. Experts hail light murder penalty for abused wife

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to similar cases in other jurisdictions across the country,' he said. Liaoning farmer Long Xiaoqi was executed in November 1998 for killing her husband, who had tortured her over a disputed ...

  7. Soprano shines in a sombre morality tale

    Posted Feb 08th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... what they are told. They starve and torture Florestan in an underground jail. Meanwhile, Florestan's wife Leonore (Kirsi Tiihonen) looks for her husband by disguising herself as a man, ...

  8. Sri Lankan asylum-seekers fight deportation order

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... persecution and torture by Tamil Tiger separatists. Their application for a judicial review states that they were refused permission to land last Wednesday and told by immigration officers to return ...

  9. Detained man left paralysed after beating, says family

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... with the case had been beaten and forced to sign letters of confession. Ms Han said her husband suffered the worst torture and was paralysed from the waist down four months after his arrest in Shenzhen ...

  10. Payback time for Abu Sayyaf kidnap victim

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... of torture she suffered at the hands of Limbong and the Abu Sayyaf bandit group led by Limbong's cousin, Khaddafy Manatad Janjalani. Her fellow kidnap victims- Lucio and Divina Recio, Maria Fe ...




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