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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. 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. ...

  4. Women's birthright

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Wang Songlian

    ... years and three months for campaigning against family planning violence in 2005. Since his release in September last year, the Linyi government has put Chen and his family under illegal house ... At other times, a refusal may be met with threats of violence. In some parts of the country, parents can pay fines or bribe officials to avoid being sterilised; others are never asked to undergo ...

  5. Retrial for ransom killer over disclosure

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Court of Appeal has ordered the retrial of a man convicted of murdering an airline worker, saying there was a material irregularity in the original trial. So Kam-tong, 27- who was convicted last year of killing Yau Hiu-yin, 21, in May 2008- claimed during the trial that police officers had used violence in an effort to force him to talk about the case. ...

  6. HK journalists attacked near activist's flat

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... is none of our business'. Violence from the residential committee members has been increasing, Wong said. Since early last month, journalists, including Wong, have been going to the housing ...

  7. Inescapable conclusion

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... of private misery. Once again, a jury had heard tales of infidelity, homosexuality, drug use, violence, sodomy and greed, and was unmoved. Once again a trial ended with Nancy Kissel deprived of her ...

  8. Darkness at noon

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... 'Many people have been noting that the use of extra-legal detentions, threats and violence is increasing. By taking a more restrained approach, the authorities can pretend Ni's detention ...

  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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