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  1. Former united front official gets life sentence

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... funds, insisting that Hailian was not a state-owned firm and therefore his crimes did not constitute corruption. But public security authorities handed the court minutes of a meeting of the United Front Department which decided to second Xu to Hailian, a joint-venture firm. This confirmed Xu's status as a state employee. ...

  2. Dentist guilty of misconduct for delegating duties to nurses

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... and dishonourable by a registered dentist of good repute and competency,' the panel said. Pang, who practised in the United States and Canada for more than 20 years, said he was 'very ... with the Dental Council after learning from news reports that delegation of orthodontic treatment to nurses constituted misconduct. Pang said yesterday the nurses had only been allowed to remove power ...

  3. Crusading lawyer loses appeal over jail term

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of China'- including a human rights group in the United States. The case has grabbed international attention as a gauge of how the administration of President Hu Jintao might handle human rights ... document from Xinhua about how reporters covering evictions had come under criticism. Human rights groups say courts can interpret what constitutes a state secret broadly and retroactively. His ...

  4. Dissident's trial to start within 6 weeks

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... obtained Liu's formal indictment yesterday from Beijing prosecutors, who had accepted a police recommendation that Liu be charged with incitement to subvert state power. Liu was expected ... days before the Charter 08 manifesto was released. The publication date was to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and International Human ...

  5. Lawyer's conviction in 'no win, no fee' conspiracy upheld

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Lawyers share in damages won by their clients, through a 'no win, no fee' arrangement, in many countries, such as the United States and Britain. But to prevent ... was unconstitutional as an offence because its definition was not exact enough. A layman, and even a lawyer, could not be sure what major factors would constitute the crime. Mr Justice Wally Yeung Chun-kuen ...

  6. Lesson in integrity for all

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... This is what just happened in United States vs Stevens, a case that had been brought by the Public Integrity Section of the Department of Justice (DOJ) under president George W. Bush's ... counsel before a neutral court. Their combat is governed by rules designed to promote fairness and accuracy. One rule required by the US Constitution since the Supreme Court's 1963 Brady ...

  7. Religion and science are not enemies, so let's honour both

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Kent Ewing

    ... Kent Ewing When I was growing up in the United States, putting up a Christmas tree in a school yard could start a religious war. Even mythical Santa Claus, because of his origins as Saint ... where the debate over the constitutionally mandated separation between church and state has reached such an absurdly contentious point that teachers and students are afraid to say anything about ...

  8. Guilty of 'crime of speaking'

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investigators and judges. I argue my innocence on the basis of China's constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations, the political reforms I have advocated ... pushed the Chinese government to progress in its thinking on human rights. In 2004, the National People's Congress revised the constitution to 'protect and respect human rights', ...

  9. Dissident's trial sends message to activists

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... their grievances- also stood outside the courthouse during Liu's trial. Embassy staff from a dozen countries, including the United States, Canada and Germany, tried to observe the trial but were turned away. Gregory May, a political officer with the US embassy in Beijing who was barred from the hearing, said outside the court the United States called on China to respect the rights of all its ...

  10. Rights award spurs calls to free Hu Jia

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao condemned the EU for giving the prize to a 'convicted criminal' and claimed it constituted interference in China's internal affairs. Hu ... for Aids patients has been honoured by the United Nations and many western human rights organisations, hopes the Euro50,000 (HK$498,800) prize money will reach Hu's wife, Zeng Jinyan, also ...




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