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  1. Don't tolerate domestic violence

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... setting, but when it involves vulnerable people, like women, children, the elderly or the disabled, it is much worse. We tend to think this sort of violence happens only in poor countries, ... of domestic violence. Leung has done enormous damage to his career and his reputation. But, more importantly, this is a reminder of a serious social problem. I think it was right Leung was convicted. ...

  2. Women's birthright

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Wang Songlian

    ... years and three months for campaigning against family planning violence in 2005. Since his release in September last year, the Linyi government has put Chen and his family under illegal house ... of Chinese couples of reproductive age- approximately 420 million men and women- are permitted to have only one child. Due to the sheer number of people affected, China's implementation ...

  3. Rapist who taped assaults wins appeal against life term

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... not been subjected to 'gratuitous violence', despite being raped at knifepoint. Cheung Lai-man, 35, was jailed for life in October after he pleaded guilty to three counts of rape, carried ... conditions would represent a serious danger to the public for an indeterminate time. 'Women and girls of course should and need to be protected, but life imprisonment should only be imposed ...

  4. Police officers jailed over torture deaths

    Posted Dec 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Two policemen in Liaoning province have been jailed over the torture of two suspects who later died. The Fushun Wanghua District Court sentenced Lu Zhaozhong, former interrogation director of the Public Security Bureau in Dandong city, and Li M ...

  5. Zen raises alarm on family violence law for gay couples

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

    ... of his personal background, should under all circumstances be protected against any form of violence,' he said. '[The amendment] will definitely lead to a misunderstanding ... Eva Wu Catholic church leader Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun has weighed in on the row over extending the domestic violence law to same-sex couples, saying it would undermine the foundations ...

  6. Labourer admits pricking women's 'big buttocks'

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A construction worker who pricked women with toothpicks and wire in Tuen Mun said he did so because he could not resist their 'big buttocks'. Pham Van Diep, 43, a Vietnamese resident of Tuen Mun, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm yesterday at Tuen Mun Court for pricking two women, one on September 28 at San Hui Market, ...

  7. Labourer jailed three months for pricking women's buttocks

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A construction worker who said he pricked two women with a toothpick and piece of wire because he could not resist their 'big buttocks' gave other explanations for his behaviour yesterday. Pham Van Diep, 43, a Vietnamese resident of Tuen Mun, told a psychologist that he acted against his first victim because she and her sister were blocking him in a Tuen Mun ...

  8. Ex-police chief's plea against death sentence rejected

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... powerful business owners and notorious gangsters implicated in corruption, gangland violence and sex crimes. The rejection of Wen's appeal yesterday came as little surprise for many. Fireworks ...

  9. City Briefs

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their jobs, it was revealed yesterday. The Independent Commission Against Corruption said two managers, a foreman and four cleaning workers of the company as well as seven subcontractors and two ... and 18 women were found playing baccarat when officers raided the house in Yau Yue Wan Village just after midnight. vessels collide A Shenzhen-bound catamaran with 122 passengers on board ...

  10. History-makers Part 2: Mahatma Gandhi

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... against the unfairness. But he refused to use violence. Gandhi and his supporters protested peacefully. They were jailed but eventually the government changed the laws. In 1915 Gandhi returned ... Compiled by Ellen Whyte Mahatma Gandhi Nickname: Father of India Famous for: revolution without violence Born: October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, India Died: January 30, 1948 in New Delhi, ...




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