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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    No excuse for domestic violence

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial No excuse for domestic violence The World Health Organisation has a clinical interest in the issue of violence against women. That's because the matter is linked ... disease. But it is not a simple matter to raise the profile of violence as a global women's health issue. Much of the violence is inflicted by partners, and cultural resistance to intervention ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family violence in Hong Kong mars reputation of a 'safe' city

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Family violence mars a 'safe' city Hong Kong is famously a safe city with a low murder rate. That gives an impression that all is well. Yet three apparently unrelated recent cases seem to tell a different story. They involve extreme violence and anger against family members, and they should not be dismissed as merely more instances of domestic violence ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Assault on Kevin Lau is tantamount to an attack on us all

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... outlets. Ming Pao said yesterday it would review its investigative reports from the past year to help determine what could have prompted such violence. Other prominent journalists and media ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Thailand must follow democratic path or risk further chaos

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 03:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to their movement, will not take part in elections called for February 2. Violence is increasingly becoming part of the demonstrations, prompting Yingluck to impose a state of emergency that gives security ... that their country's future lies in free and fair elections and the need for reforms to occur democratically. They are well aware that the 18 military coups and violence since Thailand became a constitutional ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ballot box must rule in Thailand

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 02:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... judgment. The opposition has since resorted to the same undemocratic measures to wrest back power. At least 10 people have been killed and hundreds injured in the latest protests and more violence ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Attacks against children are symptoms of an unhealthy society

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Symptoms of an unhealthy society In Hong Kong, family violence and suicides are so common that their occurrence is often taken for granted. Occasionally, sensational cases, such as murder-suicides involving parents and children, manage to draw public attention to an array of social ills contributing to the tragedies. But the underlying issues are soon buried as new headlines emerge. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Stop-and-search police powers vital to keep order

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 03:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... law enforcement tool. There are cases in which routine checks have resulted in arrests; sometimes even gunshots and violence on the spot. Some overseas human rights activists and academics ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's domestic helpers deserve better rights, too

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of problems like underpayment, sexual abuse and violence. The Indonesian consulate said it had helped to resolve 2,230 labour disputes last year, mainly about wages and holidays. The numbers may look ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China needs stronger punishment for sex crimes against children

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... These include offences against vulnerable groups, such as the "stay-behind" children of migrant workers and minors under 12, and those involving violence or coercion, injury, pregnancy ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China needs more safety valves for dissent, not more crackdowns

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 04:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... against society", but stopped short of elaborating. Whatever the circumstances, the use of violence is to be condemned. It would hardly be surprising if the Shanxi bombings were fuelled ...




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