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  1. Domestic violence law deserves common sense

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In working to amend Hong Kong's decades-old laws on domestic violence, the government is seeking to extend legal protection to people in same-sex relationships who may be caught up ... is entitled to argue that the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman should be upheld. But there is no need for this debate to prevent the proposed amendments to the Domestic Violence ...

  2. Big response over domestic violence law

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan 92 deputations for Legco hearing The controversial amendment to extend the provisions of the domestic violence law to include gay couples has drawn what may be the largest ... Violence Ordinance. This is the second such meeting. The first attracted 63 members to express their opinions on the proposed amendment. The planned attendance is higher than the number ...

  3. Source of violence

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I draw your attention to the article 'Gujarat suspects 'trained in Pakistan''' (October 10), by Rahul Bedi. The accusation that Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) was involved in the violence that followed the Gujarat tragedy, which led to the brutal massacre of thousands of Muslims by extremist Hindus, is part of India's ongoing planned ...

  4. An unholy war

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... after widespread rioting and violence sparked by the killing of a Hindu monk. Hindu activists made it clear during the attacks that only Hindus would be allowed to live in Orissa and anyone ... anti-Christian violence India has seen, have resulted in the killing of 63 Christians, the destruction of 3,200 houses along with churches and schools and the 'forcible' conversions of about ...

  5. Muslims and Christians unite over Hindu attacks

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... are willing to resort to violence against Hindus in revenge attacks, and they are on the lookout for arms and explosives. We are afraid that some Muslim terrorist groups could jump in to train some ...

  6. Political power struggle behind attacks on minority Christians

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Mian Ridge

    ... Mian Ridge The violence began on Christmas Eve, when a rabble of hardline Hindus, some armed with guns, some knives, went on a rampage in Kandhamal, in the east Indian state of Orissa. ... and causing participants to flee. Indian secularists described the attacks in Orissa as the worst case of anti-Christian violence seen in India since independence. 'This was the first systematic ...

  7. Calm of condemned man a warning to Christians

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the federal coalition government - fuels resentment against all minorities which often explodes into violence against the wider Muslim community. According to VHP supremo Vishnu Hari Dalmiya, ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Press Jakarta on growing religious intolerance, rights group tells Clinton

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Jakarta to address rising religious intolerance, a day ahead of her visit to Indonesia. Indonesian authorities have failed to adequately address increasing incidents of mob violence by militant ... laws and policies against religious minorities fuel violence and discrimination." Clinton is set to visit Jakarta today as part of an 11-day visit to Asia. Indonesia's constitution ...

  9. Protests: share the blame

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Protesters have sparked an outcry that police should not use violence against them. More astonishingly, some have invoked the Tiananmen Square crackdown. I appreciate ... and they resorted to violence. Police first counselled the demonstrators politely- and were ignored. Even reporters and police grappled. Both sides should share the responsibility for the fracas and avoid ...

  10. Who said it?

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... There were many old, stylish residences on The Peak in the 1970s... But most... were destroyed in the past 20 years Ko Tim-keung, historian and Antiquities Advisory Board adviser No more violence, no more war, no more terrorism. Never again. In the name of God, that every religion bring justice and peace, forgiveness and life and love to the world Pope Benedict at a meeting with 300 ...




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