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  1. Lawyer reveals grim details of client's torture

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Gory details of the torture used by police to extract confessions from suspects in Chongqing's crackdown on triads last year came to light this week, as the lawyer ... Chongqing construction businessman Fan Qihang was subjected to many forms of torture on almost daily basis for six months. Fan, who was accused of running a crime syndicate, was repeatedly beaten, ...

  2. Online posts of crime boss' torture deleted

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Written accounts of a daunting expose of police torture used on Chongqing crime boss Fan Qihang were swiftly deleted from the internet yesterday, and the municipal deputy ... on Tuesday evening secretly taped recordings and transcripts of his meetings with Fan in a detention centre, revealing details of different methods of torture repeatedly used on the alleged crime ...

  3. I was tortured daily, says Tibetan in first appearance in six months

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... of severe beatings and claiming that he had been tortured during nearly six months of detention. Tibet experts say the case is another example of the central government's crackdown against ... seen him since January 3, she was shocked. During the hearing, the businessman said the torture that had been used to make him confess included police beatings during the day, prisoner beatings ...

  4. Refugee torture claims must be assessed: court

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Those fleeing abuses have right to reckoning by security chief Refugees who land in Hong Kong claiming they are fleeing torture in another country must have their claims ... by the Secretary for Security against a Court of Appeal decision quashing a deportation order made against a Sri Lankan refugee and torture victim. Mr Justice Li said the right not to be tortured ...

  5. US torture nothing new, say Iraqis

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by David Enders

    ... David Enders Pictures of troops and their prisoners shocked the world, but many in the country are not surprised For the family of Sadeq Zoman, the photographs of US troops torturing ... report says Mr Zoman suffered a heart attack and a head wound, but his family firmly believes he was tortured. 'Our neighbour's son was arrested with him,' Reem said. 'But he ...

  6. Tortured for protecting ancient artefacts

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of sealed boxes in its warehouses. But, as fighting intensified between different factions, Ma was arrested by his staff and imprisoned in a store room for nine months. He was tortured by being ...

  7. Beijing's tortuous road to judicial reform

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching China's human rights performance is again in the news, with the UN Committee Against Torture issuing a report alleging widespread abuse in the mainland's legal system. The Foreign Ministry rejected the committee's allegation that police used torture, and accused panel members of prejudice. However, Beijing's submission to the committee ...

  8. Officer accused of hiring men to beat prosecutor

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were accused of torturing a murder suspect to death during questioning, a report said yesterday. The Beijing News report came as the trial in Heilongjiang province of four of the suspects ... bribes from a county sand-mining plant. The cases add to the long list of allegations of police torture in recent years. In June last year, 40 police officers in Huazhou, Guangdong province, were ...

  9. Authorities responsible for 4,000 cases of abuse

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

    ... Chan Siu-sin State officials were responsible for more than 4,000 cases of abuse including torturing of suspects from 2001 to last year, national prosecutors said yesterday. The deputy ... serious. Mr Wang said the cases ranged from torture of suspects, extracting confessions by force, illegal detention and searches, and tampering with elections. Mr Wang noted the Supreme ...

  10. Off with a bang

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Diane Anderson

    ... Fawkes was taken to the Tower of London, where he was tortured. After two days of torture, he confessed to the plot. The other men were arrested. Fawkes was executed on January 31, 1606. ... children and pets. Now do this: 1 When is Fawkes remembered? a. September 10 b. November 5 c. December 25 2 Where was Fawkes tortured? a. at home b. at Parliament c. in the Tower of London 3 What ...




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