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  1. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Goodell under pressure for seeming to trivialise the Ray Rice domestic violence case

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 11:40pm by APSPT

    ... Jim Litke NFL commissioner is under pressure to resign for seemingly trivialising a domestic violence case against Ray Rice by giving him a two-game ban GRIEF GOODELL GRIEF Roger Goodell ... but they will not be able to do him any favours, either. At least one congressman and the head of the National Organisation for Women have already called for Goodell to step down, but the biggest hit to his chances ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Protesters' sex abuse claims highlighted at UN meeting

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Joyce Ng

    ... of violence against domestic helpers. The delegation of eight NGOs and one political party was making an oral presentation about women's rights in Hong Kong at the informal meeting with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. "Women's right to participate in the social movement are threatened by violence condoned by police," said Kwok Ka-chai, ...

  3. Police can bolster fight against family violence

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's latest crime figures. The trend that claimed most attention was a disturbing rise in family violence. Criminal domestic violence cases rose by 42.2 per cent, while other cases ... violence has come out of the closet since the Tin Shui Wai tragedy of 2004, when a frightened woman who had unsuccessfully sought police help was murdered by her husband, along with her children. ...

  4. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN states overcome divide to reach historic pact against abuse of women

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... setting out a code of conduct for combating violence against women. Iran, Libya, Sudan and other Muslim countries agreed to language stating violence against women and girls could not be justified ... states including Iran had formed what diplomats called "an unholy alliance" to weaken a statement calling for tough global standards on violence against women and girls. They had ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Style Check: no social good comes from a photo shoot showing violence

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:48pm by Jing Zhang

    ... stupidity or ignorance to think that his "contribution" to the issue of rape or general sexism and violence against women in India is constructive in anyone's world. Idiotic at best, ...

  6. Hypocrisy evident when it comes to homosexuality

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... partners from domestic violence. To meet the concerns of lawmakers, religious conservatives and parents' groups about implicit recognition of same-sex unions, the domestic violence ordinance had to be renamed the Domestic and Cohabitation Relationships Violence Ordinance. A good deal of hypocrisy lies behind attitudes towards homosexuality. It is an open secret that some ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Missile attack on buses fleeing violence in east Ukraine kills dozens of civilians

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 01:25am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kiev Convoy carrying women and children was hit by rebel mortar launchers despite display of white flags, according to government forces Attack on buses kills dozens of civilians Dozens of people, including women and children, were killed fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine yesterday when their convoy of buses was hit by rocket fire, military spokesmen said. ...

  8. Sport - Rugby - ASIAN GAMES

    Take that: Sweet revenge for Hong Kong’s women against Thailand

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:38am

    ... Alvin Sallay in Incheon alvin.sallay@scmp.com It was a grudge match and Hong Kong proved a point in style by beating Thailand 33-14 in the women’s pool competition to remain undefeated ... it is onwards and upwards.” It certainly was as Hong Kong crushed Laos 52-0, and Malaysia 65-0, before coming up against the Thais in the final match of the night. “We have two more pool games and we ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Violence in Mong Kok: Are the protests spinning out of control?

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by Phila Siu, Joyce Ng, TIMMY SUNG

    ... protesters tried to remove barricades on the junction of Nathan Road and Argyle Street shortly after midnight, prompting officers to warn them against charging police cordons. Officers then used ... protester blamed police for the violence. I was here last night and the police were hitting the protesters on their heads and arms with their batons. But the protesters were not doing ...

  10. 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. ...




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