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The Hong Kong Journalists Association, dedicated to the defence of press freedom and the right to free speech, constantly claims that the space for these freedoms has been narrowing since the handover.

Saturday, 10 July, 2010, 12:00am

Sacked and forcibly retired police call for their cases to be reopened

Former police officers, sacked or forced to retire after disciplinary hearings in recent years, took to the streets yesterday to call for their cases to be reopened.

They say they have waited more than a year for a response from the force after a ruling that a ban on legal representation for officers at such hearings was unconstitutional.

27 May 2010 - 12:00am

Taser-death video revives another mother's horror

Vancouver

Her son has been gone since 2004, but Riki Bagnell felt like she was watching him die all over again when she viewed the video of Robert Dziekanski's last moments.

19 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Immigrant son's death at airport a tale of tragic indifference

Vancouver

The last moments of Robert Dziekanski are captured on videotape, but kept locked out of sight by police.

5 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Stun-gun death sparks backlash

Taser hit kills man at Vancouver airport

The death of a man at Vancouver International Airport on Sunday after he was shocked with a taser gun has reignited the debate in Canada over the official use of the supposedly non-lethal electric-shock weapons.

17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Shock of the new proves lethal in law enforcement

Hong Kong has played a crucial role in the development of 'non-lethal' weaponry. During the 1966-67 riots, the British fired novel teak 'baton rounds' - the forerunner of plastic and rubber bullets - at crown colony protesters, resulting in many injuries and a death.

9 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Shock of the new proves lethal in law enforcement

Hong Kong has played a crucial role in the development of 'non-lethal' weaponry. During the 1966-67 riots, the British fired novel teak 'baton rounds' - the forerunner of plastic and rubber bullets - at crown colony protesters, resulting in many injuries and a death.

8 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

No move to gag airport views, says probe chief

Mr Justice Woo Kwok-hing sought yesterday to allay fears that debate on the airport chaos would be stifled by his commission of inquiry.

Mr Justice Woo warned on Wednesday against further comments on the fiasco, saying they might affect the inquiry's independent judgment.

24 Jul 1998 - 12:00am