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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Domestic violence by women against men on the rise

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Rising gender equality blamed for leap in cases of attacks on men by women Domestic attacks on men on the rise Women are increasingly using violence against their husbands and boyfriends, according to figures from the police and Social Welfare Department. A social worker said women are facing growing pressure outside home as many have to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1080206/domestic-violence-women-against-men-rise
  2. News - World - CRIME

    Afghan men sentenced to death by hanging for gang rape of four women

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 08:32pm by AFP

    ... a male chaperone. Rape and violence against women and girls was rife, according to Amnesty International, which says that Afghan women are still routinely discriminated against, abused ... with the gang-rape of four women in a case that sparked nationwide outrage and highlighted the violence women face despite reforms since the Taliban era. The seven men, who stood in the dock dressed in brown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587341/seven-afghan-men-trial-gang-rape-sentenced-death-only-robbery
  3. News - Asia - CRIME

    Teen's kidnapping prompts China travel warning against Philippines

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 11:03am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila China has warned its citizens not to travel to the Philippines after a Chinese teenager was kidnapped and after government agents arrested a group of men who said they planned to attack the Chinese embassy in Manila. “Given that ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591573/teens-kidnapping-prompts-china-travel-warning-against-philippines-over
  4. News - World - CRIME

    Canada arrests dentist wanted for mutilating patients in France

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:18pm by AFP

    ... following an international manhunt. Mark Van Nierop has been sought under an international arrest warrant since February for "intentional violence causing permanent mutilation". He ... customers. A group of 120 victims formed a collective to press charges, and a criminal investigation was opened against him in May 2013. But Van Nierop fled last December, forcing French authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586078/canada-arrests-dentist-wanted-mutilating-patients-france
  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Many domestic violence cases not reported: poll

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Hedy Bok

    ... "only the tip of the iceberg", it said. It suggested that the Legislative Council's panel on welfare services form a subcommittee on violence against women. The government should also ... Joyce Man, Hedy Bok Many domestic violence cases not reported: poll About one in four women in a recent survey said they had been victims of domestic violence, but fewer than one in 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1133236/many-domestic-violence-cases-not-reported-poll
  6. News - China - CRIME

    Jackie Chan's actor son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:55pm by Nectar Gan

    ... of international kung fu icon Jackie Chan, on suspicion of "accommodating drug users". This signals that authorities are moving forward with the case against Jaycee, who is currently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1594668/procuratorate-approves-arrest-jaycee-chan-drug-charges
  7. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Singer who left six lovers to die by erotic asphyxiation executed in Hunan

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 09:32pm by James Griffiths

    ... People's Court overturned his conviction for four of the murders, but upheld the death sentence against him for the remaining two. China's top court approved that sentence on August 29 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1593931/singer-who-left-six-lovers-die-erotic-asphyxiation-executed-hunan
  8. News - China - CRIME

    Japanese man kills son, wife then commits suicide in Shenzhen, police say

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 05:21am by Teddy Ng

    ... wife and he had became emotionally upset. He killed his wife on September 1, and his son on Saturday, and then committed suicide, police said, without giving details of how the violence was carried out. Officers were contacted by the man's elder brother, who grew alarmed after he couldn't reach him. "Because [I] cannot bear my wife's domestic violence, [I] lost my ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1587495/japanese-man-kills-son-wife-then-commits-suicide-shenzhen-police-say
  9. News - China - CRIME

    Four Chinese schoolkids 'bloodied and bruised' after alleged attack by art teacher

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 07:14pm by Kathy Gao

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Suspect Lei Mingxing is now on the run and being hunted by police, as authorities investigate what triggered such violence Four primary schoolchildren were severely injured after being assaulted by their art teacher in China’s western Shanxi province on Tuesday. The teacher, Lei Mingxing, 35, fled the scene and is now on the run after beating the six- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1589475/four-chinese-schoolkids-bloodied-and-bruised-after-alleged-attack-art
  10. News - China - CRIME

    Three given death penalty over Kunming rail station attack

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:28pm by Andrea Chen

    ... the government's high-handed policies fuel discrimination against them by the Han. Mainland authorities have launched a massive crackdown against terrorism in wake of a string of violent attacks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590779/four-trial-killing-31-kunming-train-station-terrorist-attack

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