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  1. Guilty until proven innocent?

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching After widely publicised cases of innocent people being found guilty by the mainland's legal system, steps will be taken to ensure that such miscarriages of justice do not happen again, top judicial officials have told the National People& ...

  2. Rash words

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... in Taiwan would violate the law, even after passage of the National Security Bill. 'The draft bill states that secession charges must be based on the use of violence or the threat to use violence,' he said. The China Daily should be more careful. Commentaries such as this may well arouse more fear and opposition in Hong Kong to the Article 23 bill. Are the editors willing to assume ...

  3. Home-grown failure

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... planned and organised the violence. Last year, it was the Dalai Lama; this time, it was Rebiya Kadeer, a former businesswoman who now lives in the United States and is president of the World Uygur ... that violence on such a scale took place suggests a strong sense of national identity is lacking. Ethnic minorities have had a roller-coaster ride. Depending on the political environment, they have been ...

  4. Questioning the rights and wrongs

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... The Hong Kong protests are expected to be peaceful, unlike those that have swept across other parts of the world. So far, more than a dozen people have died as a result of violence stemming from ... and that it is illegal to improperly shout 'fire' in a crowded theatre or to incite a crowd to violence. There is also the old saying that your right to swing your arm ends where my nose begins. ...

  5. China's powder keg

    Posted Aug 24th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the water. These were just a few of the more serious incidents of violence in China recently. According to Zhou Yongkang, the minister of public security, there were 74,000 'mass incidents' ... being taken over for industrial use and the growing gap between the urban rich and the rural poor. The violence often faced by China's peasants was brought home to millions of people ...

  6. It's not all that far from Tehran to Beijing

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... still led to massive protests on the streets and violence that left more than a dozen people dead because of suspicions of fraud. Iran's Electoral Commission is supposed to wait three days ...

  7. Threat to the whole of society

    Posted Aug 24th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... and oppose the use of violence. Mr Ho is a leading light in the pro-democracy camp, but even those who do not share the same political views have been loud in their condemnation of Sunday's ... attention to threats against lawmakers. Many members of the Legislative Council, especially those in the pro-democracy camp, have been threatened with violence for criticising either the Hong Kong ...

  8. Cause for celebration

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Beijing the wrong way and has just denied a visa to exiled Uygur leader Rebiya Kadeer, whom Beijing accuses of fomenting violence in Xinjiang. The two economies are becoming increasingly ...

  9. After the dust settles

    Posted Jan 05th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... back, after first cleaning them. But Saturday, December 17, was different. The protesters resorted to violence and, as a result, about 1,000 people were arrested in the early hours of Sunday ...

  10. Stepping back from the edge of a precipice

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... prefecture cancelled a six-day school trip to the mainland for 234 students, who will now tour Japan instead. As for Hong Kong, it is true our demonstrations were free of violence. Our tour operators ...




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