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  1. News - World - WAR CRIMES

    UN seeks life sentence for former Bosnian Serb general over Srebrenica

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in The Hague Life term sought for Srebrenica general United Nations prosecutors in the Yugoslav war crimes court called for a life sentence against former Bosnian Serb ... at Srebrenica in 1995 in order to create a "mono-ethnic Serb state". Almost 8,000 Muslim men and boys were murdered in July 1995 in the "safe area" when Dutch UN peacekeepers were ...

  2. Court is right to seek Sudanese leader's arrest

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... That is why the United Nations set up the ICC in the wake of atrocities in the war in the former Yugoslavia and in the genocide in Rwanda- to bring such criminals to justice, to bring justice ... General Beshir also enjoys support within the Arab League and African Union. And there are concerns about reprisals against UN peacekeepers and civilian aid workers. These worries ...

  3. Little girl's horrific abuse shames the nation

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... than just a personal tragedy- it is also cause for national shame. The mainland has consistently failed to use the law to protect vulnerable children despite widespread child abuse. In Guangdong last year, there were 3,874 domestic abuse cases- including child abuse- reported, 17.6 per cent more than in 2009. In 2005, the All-China Women's Federation and the United Nations ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Undercover officers nab over 20 men in compensated-dating sting

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Chief Inspector Alan Chung from Kowloon West regional crime unit said the two girls said on internet forums or smartphone apps that they could provide sexual services for HK$1,000 to HK$1,500. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Law school graduates carry the nation's hopes for rule of law

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW LI

    ... Andrew Li Andrew Li says to excel in a fast-changing world, graduates of the mainland's top law school must relish all of life's challenges, for the nation's hopes ... nation. This is essential not only for continued economic development but also for ensuring the stability and well-being of society. Graduates of the Tsinghua law school carry on their shoulders ...

  6. Trial unmasks darker side of elite police unit

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Testimony at the highest-profile murder trial in years has unmasked the darker side of an elite commando unit that once evoked fear, awe and respect ... are truly elite, totally committed and very professional,' he said of the 300-member unit that was formed in 1971 to combat communist insurgents who had killed then inspector-general of police ...

  7. Doctor exposed himself, says nurse

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com A doctor accused of molesting three nurses exposed himself to one of them after asking her to help him secure his trousers because he did not know how to use a safety pin, a court heard yesterday. Dr Allan So Cheuk-wai, 35, of Que ...

  8. United in grief, farmers lament loss of children 'stolen' by officials

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Dozens of farmers in Gaoping county, Hunan province, have accused family planning officials of stealing 12 unregistered children over the past four years and demanding ransoms for their return. But county officials say the children were taken in accordance with national policy and the villagers voluntarily gave them up. About 60 residents have signed a petition ...

  9. Sino-US gun running ring foiled

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of explosives in 150 cities yesterday as part of an ongoing crackdown. Chinese and US police broke up a criminal ring and arrested 26 suspects including a US National Guard staff sergeant who allegedly ... National Guard Special Forces, and two Chinese suspects aged between 23 and 25 were arrested by US federal law enforcement officers. Debose was found carrying a.45 calibre pistol and 12 other ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US must renew ban on private ownership of assault weapons

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of guns. In the US, it will run into a powerful gun lobby, the National Rifle Association. Of the tens of thousands of registered lobbyists in America, many elected politicians fear getting offside ... not a hunting weapon- in Colorado. Then, as now, Obama eloquently articulated the nation's horror and sympathy. But with re-election at stake, he did nothing to renew a ban on private ownership ...




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