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  1. Don't tolerate domestic violence

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

    ... 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. It reminds us how serious the issue of family violence is. It is also a warning to violent people that their behaviour is unacceptable, and that victims can speak up and defend themselves. If you ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. liberal studies

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Lecturers, why do teachers find it hard to cope with violence in the classroom? a. There are no guidelines to help them deal with classroom violence. b. They do not know what steps they should take despite the guidelines on classroom violence. c. Disturbed and aggressive students are taught in mainstream schools. d. The government guidelines forbid any form of punishment for unruly students. ...

  5. Tutor sentenced for hitting pupil

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... defend herself against violence from her teacher,' he said. 'Children are entitled to learn in an environment without violence. If teachers use violence to enforce teaching, they should ...

  6. Mum guilty over 26th-floor climb by boy, 7

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said she loved her son, especially because she had given birth to him at the age of 38. However, Principal Magistrate Kwok Wai-kin told Wang that physical violence was unacceptable ... the boy at home alone and should have taken proper steps to guarantee his well-being. He also found Wang had used excessive violence on the boy. 'It not only injures him physically but also ...

  7. History-makers Part 2: Mahatma Gandhi

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

    ... 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, ... 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 ...

  8. Robber finally jailed

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Deputy Judge Colin Mackintosh said Pau used significant violence to steal. Pau wore a balaclava and cotton gloves, and used a hammer to smash the store's showcases, the Court of First ...

  9. Villagers welcome downfall of police chief after riots

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a road led to violence. Villagers armed with home-made firearms battled each other, forcing hundreds of panic-stricken people to flee their homes. The case was one of the worst on the mainland, ... downhill after Xu became the police chief. Instead of restoring law and order, his time in office was marked by more violence and rioting. Lacking trust in the police, residents of places like ...

  10. Xinjiang at a crossroads, but signs point to more of the same

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and to rebuild the links between the region's two largest communities, Uygur and Han, following violence between them last July that killed nearly 200 and injured 1,700, mostly Han. For members ... different cultures and races better [than the Western powers].' Beijing was shaken by the inter-ethnic violence last year. The intensity of it and the hatred it provoked between the two ...




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