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Self-Defense

High-kicking cabin crew using wing chun to defend against aggressive passengers

It's just over a year since 20 angry passengers, their patience snapped by a 16-hour delay, stormed on to the runway at Pudong airport in Shanghai and prevented an international flight from taking off.

Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, 7:05am

Police chief sued over detention of reporter

The Apple Daily newspaper has sued police chief Andy Tsang Wai-hung over what it says was the illegal detention of one its reporters during President Hu Jintao's recent visit to Hong Kong.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pepper spray cans more powerful, police admit

Police have admitted using canisters with more powerful jets to douse protesters with pepper spray during President Hu Jintao's visit, but insist they did not breach safety guidelines.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Police used stronger pepper spray, say protesters

Protesters believe the pepper spray that police used against them in Wan Chai on Saturday during President Hu Jintao's visit was stronger than their standard-issue version.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Pepper spray used to subdue drugs suspect

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Briefs

Website on handout details ready in 10 days

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Police accused of forceful action

Protesters arrested after the annual July 1 march accused the police yesterday of using excessive force to break up demonstrations that disrupted traffic in Central after the main rally.

5 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Police confession over pepper spray fracas

Police have admitted for the first time they did not fully warn anti-budget protesters before they were showered with pepper spray on March 6.

They also said the spray was aimed at the protesters, contradicting earlier remarks by the security chief.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Pepper spray row takes new direction

Where is the sky? Anywhere above a child's head, according to the latest explanation of the security chief's remarks about where police aimed pepper spray during a March 6 demonstration in which an eight-year-old boy was injured.

2 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Officer uses pepper spray on youths at MTR station

A patrolling police constable used pepper spray on two young men outside Central MTR station yesterday. The two, aged 18 and 19, refused to stop for a check by the constable and injured his hand. They were arrested for attacking the officer and obstructing an on officer in the execution of his duties.

10 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

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