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Strip Search

Intrusive body scanners to be used at cruise terminal, airport

A controversial body scanning system that can see through clothing and has sparked privacy concerns at airports worldwide is to be installed at the new Kai Tak cruise passenger terminal next year.

Sunday, 30 December, 2012, 4:55am

Further changes on strip-searches urged

Legislators are dissatisfied with revised police guidelines on strip-searches and have called for clarification from the government.

At a Legislative Council security panel meeting yesterday, many lawmakers voiced disappointment over the revised guidelines.

5 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Strip-search policy reviewed

Police were reviewing guidelines for frontline officers when conducting strip searches, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong told lawmakers yesterday. In the past five years, 41 complaints over strip searches had been received. Mr Lee said the investigations into 32 cases were complete, with 13 withdrawn, 13 found to be unsubstantiated and four classified as not pursuable.

21 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Women who were strip-searched for missing diamonds win payout

A diamond processing factory in Guangdong has been ordered to apologise and pay six female workers 4,000 yuan (HK$3,775) each in compensation after strip-searching them.

5 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Court to rule over strip-search claims

A Shenzhen court is expected to decide soon whether a South Korean-owned wig factory should pay compensation for allegedly subjecting 56 female workers to strip-searches.

26 Aug 2001 - 12:00am