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  1. Separation of powers will help cut abuse

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite a widely publicised campaign by the Supreme People's Procuratorate to clean up the mainland's notorious police detention centres, a prisoner has died of starvation after ... to torture, beatings by guards and fellow prisoners, 'accidents' and violent suicides. Although the latest death resulted from passive self-harm, it is in essence no different. Starvation ...

  2. A taste of African culture for mainlanders

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They complained about the negative image of Africa and Africans. 'In the media, African people are portrayed as dying of Aids, hunger and starvation,' one said. Africans in Guangzhou can provide ...

  3. five Ws

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... starvation. What? At the end of last month, the North Korean government revalued its currency. New paper notes replaced the old ones at the rate of 100 to one. People only had one week to change all ...

  4. Make Mid-Autumn a time for change

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to deal with leftovers while there are children dying of starvation in less developed countries. Try to avoid the problem by buying only as many mooncakes as you can eat, and choosing those ...

  5. A lesson learned in the Philippines

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the world go to bed hungry at night. Millions more face death through starvation. So we are, indeed, very lucky to be in a place like Hong Kong. We need to always remember these people and never ...

  6. Challenges for Khmer Rouge trials

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... the definition of genocide and acts that might not have been considered crimes at the time, such as forced marriages, starvation as a crime against humanity, and the denial of medical services. A major ...

  7. Court is right to seek Sudanese leader's arrest

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which has left up to 300,000 dead and millions homeless, and at risk of starvation and disease. Beijing, a close trading partner and ally of Sudan, has expressed grave concern in this regard. ...

  8. Cambodians deserve justice for a tragic past

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... then population of 8 million were killed or died of disease, starvation or forced labour. Despite a concerted international effort to seek justice for the victims, no one has yet been tried, convicted ...

  9. Reality, sans politics

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... relate first-hand what life in the North was like; here was the fourth. What I had just been told did not fit my image of North Korea. A stream of wide-eyed questions ensued. Is starvation ... as they left school, as in other countries. Poverty and starvation were not evident (which is not to say that they do not exist). The beer was highly drinkable. Security was not excessive. ...

  10. Twelve

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Ryan

    ... Iuda (Judas) who seem possessed of intelligence and it is mankind who is responsible for the ultimate evil: the razing of towns, starvation and random acts of brutality. Twelve is a monumental ...




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