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  1. News - China

    Nanjing mother arrested after her two children die of starvation

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 05:56pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Nanjing police have detained a 22-year-old woman on suspicion of murder following a report that she left her two young daughters at home and allowed them to starve to death, Hua Shang Daily reported. The case has angered and s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1268724/nanjing-mother-arrested-after-her-two-children-die-starvation
  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... Khmer Rouge wiped out up to two million people through starvation, overwork and execution in the late 1970s. The trial, which began hearing evidence in late 2011, is widely seen as a landmark ... Civil party lawyers alleged the defendants had intimate knowledge of the Khmer Rouge’s “elimination” policy through deliberate starvation and of the persecution of those branded “class enemies”. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1333009/khmer-rouge-trial-hears-closing-statements
  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... barriers, such as the blood-brain barrier, which prevents many drugs from reaching the brain.   Oxygen starvation therapy shows promise in treating spinal injuries Exposing patients recovering from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1368780/lab-report
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Famine looms as Syrian military tightens siege of Damascus suburbs

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... opposition groups and international relief organisations are warning of the risk of mass starvation across the country, especially in the besieged Damascus suburbs where a gas attack killed hundreds ... it to their children for lack of food. According to the Moadamiyeh Media Centre, six people have died of starvation over the past 20 days: two women and four children aged 18 months to seven years. It added ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317736/famine-looms-syrian-military-tightens-siege-damascus-suburbs
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Shelters for dumped babies 'the lesser of two evils'

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:30am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... to afford health care- has long troubled mainland authorities. Many of the infants die of starvation, exposure or illness. So, two years ago, Hebei's provincial capital Shijiazhuang quietly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1392000/shelters-dumped-babies-lesser-two-evils
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN inquiry told of prison camp 'atrocities' in North Korea

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 11:22am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Evidence from exiles of abuse and starvation remind investigator of Nazis UN told of prison camp 'atrocities' A UN-mandated investigator has ... suffered through childhoods of starvation and unspeakable atrocities as a product of the 'guilt by association' practice, punishing other generations for a family member's perceived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1312168/un-probe-exposes-shocking-north-korean-rights-abuses
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    ‘Rape and torture’ in growing North Korea prison camp revealed by former guard

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 01:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... inmates said detainees were subject to forced labour- usually for between 10 to 12 hours a day on near-starvation rations with a strict production target. “Often we did not meet our targets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1373622/rape-and-torture-growing-north-korea-prison-camp-revealed-former-guard
  8. News - China

    China to celebrate Mao's birthday, but events scaled back

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... the party has acknowledged he made mistakes, there has yet to be an official accounting for the chaos of the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution or the millions of deaths from starvation during the 1958-61 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1389927/china-celebrate-maos-birthday-events-scaled-back
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea fashion is trendy and in style, says Elle magazine

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:23pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Twitter user asked. “Elle published an article on ‘North Korea Chic?’ The same country rife with torture and starvation?” “Would Elle…have done ‘Nazi Chic’ as well?” another commentator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1361163/north-korea-fashion-trendy-and-style-says-elle-magazine
  10. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Tragedy of Liberation, by Frank Dikotter

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... into starvation. The next campaigns were against intellectuals and religion, involving denunciations, arrests and deportations. Next came forced collectivisation of land and state monopoly of grain ... Guizhou and Sichuan, there was widespread starvation. Following his mentor Joseph Stalin, Mao constructed a system of labour camps, which housed about two million people, of whom 90 per cent were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1324256/book-review-tragedy-liberation-frank-dikotter

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