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  1. Specialised domestic violence court is on the cards

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... criminal cases into single court sessions. Irene Ng Wai-ching, service co-ordinator of the Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women, was one of the advocates of such courts after ... Martin Wong The government proposes to establish a specialised domestic violence court in Hong Kong as part of efforts to combat a rising tide of violence in the home. A government source ...

  2. Domestic abuse court plan

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... service co-ordinator of the Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women, was one of the advocates of such courts after a visit to Britain and other European countries with other welfare ... Martin Wong The government proposes setting up a domestic violence court as part of efforts to combat a rising tide of violence in the home. A government source yesterday said the idea, ...

  3. Action urged over domestic violence

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... on the elimination of discrimination against women in Hong Kong will exaggerate the government's progress in dealing with the escalating problem of domestic violence. The report does not mention the low ... its report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in January 2004, high-profile cases of domestic violence that have since taken place are not covered. ...

  4. Party clarifies stance on domestic violence laws for gays

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan The Democratic Party insists that it does not oppose protecting gays and lesbians under domestic violence laws, and all party members are expected to vote for a revision to them. Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan insisted the party had not broken election promises and he expected members would vote for changes to the Domestic Violence Ordinance, despite lawmaker ...

  5. Increased violence not the right course in Iraq

    Posted Sep 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... these are carefully targeted strikes against terrorist bases, but women and children have been among the victims. This will only fuel further opposition and is a setback in the battle to win hearts and minds. ... in Iraq. At best, it said, the instability and violence is set to continue. At worst, the report foresaw a descent into civil war. There are disturbing signs that the insurgency- and the US ...

  6. HK Pakistanis rally against US killings

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Khan marched from the Southorn Playground in Wan Chai to the United States consulate in Central, protesting against US military campaigns in Pakistan. 'The Pakistanis are peaceful people, and we are here to demand an end to the killing of innocent women and children in Pakistan,' Hong Kong-born Khan said in fluent Cantonese. The rally was jointly organised by United Pakistan, ...

  7. Women's group fears setback for gay rights

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung If the growing opposition on religious grounds to an amendment extending the Domestic Violence Ordinance's provisions to same-sex couples results in it being voted down, it would be 'sacrificing gay rights', a women's rights group said yesterday. The Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities urged legislators to pass the amendment ...

  8. Activists warned against violence

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Police may use force if workers are attacked while dismantling Queen's Pier Police may use force if they are attacked when government workers dismantle Queen's Pier, possibly before the end of this month, Development Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor warned yesterday. 'I pledge that we will not use violence to cordon off the pier area,' she told ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... forces are trying to divide the people by using violence against women and rape as tools of war US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ...

  10. India deploys air force, army against Maoists

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M. Abdi in New Delhi India is deploying the army and air force for the first time against Maoist guerillas, described by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as the biggest threat to its ... the number of security forces killed in violence-prone Kashmir and the northeast combined so far this year. Maoist rebels, who say they are fighting for the rights of poor and landless people, call ...




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