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Police Misconduct

The big squeeze

In China, as elsewhere, famous cases enhance popular understanding of the legal system.

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 12:00am

What does 'false imprisonment' mean?

Incarceration is not the key in proving false imprisonment, a legislator and barrister say. The issue is whether the person was intentionally confined without consent - and that could be a criminal offence.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Graft-busters compete for best corruption warning

For a city inundated with kitschy public-service announcements for everything from hand washing to littering, the submissions featured in yesterday's ICAC international competition for anti-corruption adverts took on a distinctly darker tone.

10 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Free speech requires constant vigilance

In the lead-up to the handover, there were fears that Asia's finest would become more like corrupt mainland public security forces. More than a decade later, the danger is actually that they may be behaving more like police in the US with their extensive powers, propensity for violence and threat to civil liberties.

10 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Surge in graft complaints

Dodgy sales practices involving tablet computers and milk powder have led a surge in corruption complaints, the ICAC said yesterday.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption received 2,704 complaints in the first eight months of the year, up 11 per cent from the same period last year. Complaints against the private sector rose from 1,524 to 1,780, a 17 per cent jump.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Top ICAC investigator released on bail

Top ICAC investigator Raymond Yuen - arrested last week by his own colleagues on suspicion of corruption-related wrongdoing - has been released on bail as an investigation into his conduct gathers pace.

1 May 2011 - 12:00am

The job will be tough, new police warned

Police commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung yesterday warned an intake of new recruits that they would be expected to work under the kind of extreme pressure ordinary people could never understand.

13 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Tables turned on anti-graft agency

The police and the Independent Commission Against Corruption are no strangers to mutual tension.

20 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Three criminal complaints for ICAC officers justified

Theft, child abuse - and telling a person to use a toilet in a nearby service station instead of one at the ICAC headquarters - were among complaints against graft-busting officers substantiated last year.

They were among three criminal complaints and two non-criminal complaints found justified by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

8 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Anti-graft figures 'all too familiar'

The central government's disciplinary toll for last year appears to make grim reading, with more than 100,000 officials penalised and 4.44 billion yuan (HK$4.99 billion) of public money being stopped from flowing into cadres' pockets.

8 Jan 2010 - 12:00am