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  1. Kissel's depression impaired her judgment, psychiatrist tells court

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the emotional support of others including her father, friends, children and her husband. When she lost their support, she went into a depression. With Robert Kissel's threats of violence, talk of divorce and custody of her children already aggravating her anxiety, a further confrontation led Nancy Kissel to a state where she might resort to violence, Wong said. 'It is as if her ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Election notebook

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Albert Wong and Fanny W. Y. Fung By-election fracas comes back to haunt The ripples of election violence can linger, as evidenced by December's fierce Legislative Council by-election battle. Members of a canvassing team for Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, led by Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong lawmaker Choy So-yuk, were accused of hitting three ...

  4. Raging right in cross-hairs over Arizona killings

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of political debate, but the movement has attracted radical and angry voices on the right and in conservative media. Its de facto leader Sarah Palin is accused of employing the imagery of violence ...

  5. BJP hopes to halt slide by shift to Hindu roots

    Posted May 03rd 2004, 12:00am

    ... Muslims were butchered in racial violence in 2002. India's supreme court and human rights watchdogs have accused Mr Modi's government of genocide for not acting when the violence broke ... triggered a wave of sectarian violence. A senior BJP leader told The Telegraph newspaper: 'Considering that Muslims will never vote for us, what is wrong in consolidating our position among ...

  6. Chongqing delegate airs graft claims at city congress

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... laundering and using violence to collect debts. Zhang admitted he had been forced to give Weng a bribe. Zhang said Weng put obstacles in the way of Zhang's company when he applied for two loans ...

  7. Even a fool has right to speak

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... set about damaging the peace. The borderline between an offensive comment and incitement is thin but worth preserving. Laws exist to prevent incitement to violence but they need to be used ... freedom of expression by proclaiming the need to punish those who joke about violence even when they have no intention of acting on these suggestions. Defending people who make unwise comments ...

  8. Ex-militia chief who led E Timor massacres vies to be lawmaker

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... me.' Throughout 1999, he engaged in numerous acts of violence, all while staying in contact with top Indonesian military officials. He was close to the former chief of the army's notorious ... That acquittal meant no military, police or militia member has been brought to justice over the 1999 violence in East Timor. More than 1,400 people died and much of the country's infrastructure ...

  9. One man's freedom is hope for homeowners

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to better protect their property and legal rights.' Disputes between developers and owners of homes they wish to demolish are widespread on the mainland. Threats, intimidation and violence ... teams to threaten them, resorting to violence in some cases. The city government issued an order at the end of 2006 to stop Hua Xia using illegal relocation methods. Under Chinese law, a company ...

  10. Democrat attacked while giving out leaflets

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Klaudia Lee

    ... of the Democratic Party's election campaign, said the violence was unfortunate. He urged all Legco candidates to call on their supporters to remain calm in the run-up to the election. Mr Cheng condemned the violence and expressed concern that such incidents might deter people from voting. 'Some people may use this means to reduce the votes for the pro-democracy camp,' he said. ...




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