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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola-hit Liberia fears starvation as quarantine blocks food supplies

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AFP

    ... region fears quarantine means starvation Residents of northern Liberia have been in a state of peril for months as the deadly Ebola epidemic swept through the region. Now they face a new threat as measures to stem the spread of the virus spark fears of starvation. To try to contain an epidemic that has cost nearly 1,000 lives throughout west Africa, the Liberian government has quarantined ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570771/ebola-hit-liberia-fears-starvation-quarantine-blocks-food-supplies
  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan police probe death of ‘skeleton’ 8-year-old girl as abuse by starvation

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Chlid weighed eight kilograms: a third of the average healthy eight-year-old Taiwanese police are investigating abuse claims after an eight-year-old girl who weighed just eight kilograms was allegedly starved to death, inves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1502588/taiwan-police-probe-death-skeleton-8-year-old-girl-abuse-starvation
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria army using starvation as ‘weapon of war’, say Amnesty

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 07:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut The Syrian army has been using starvation as a “weapon of war” in its siege of the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus, Amnesty ... year and access to food and medicine cut. The document, entitled “Squeezing the life out of Yarmuk: War crimes against besieged civilians,” said 128 of the deaths were caused by starvation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1445479/syria-army-using-starvation-weapon-war-say-amnesty
  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian couple to hang for murder of Indonesian maid who died of starvation

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:43pm by AFP

    ... a court ruled was deliberate starvation, according to Malaysian media reports on the ruling issued on Thursday. She was 26 and weighed barely 26 kg when she was taken to the University Malaya ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1442586/malaysian-couple-hang-murder-indonesian-maid-who-died-starvation
  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Osteoporosis, dehydration, kidney stones, starvation: how Hong Kong's jockeys are punishing their bodies to make the weight

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Behind the glamour and glory of being a top jockey exists a life for many of denial, abstinence and suffering Beyond the pain barrier Zac Purton is in a world of hurt, a parched mouth and gnawing headache the least of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1428474/osteoporosis-dehydration-kidney-stones-starvation-how-hong-kongs
  6. News - China Insider - HISTORY

    Chinese media commentary on Great Leap Forward death toll draws fierce online debate

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 04:29pm by Chris Luo

    ... the number of deaths attributed to the campaign by independent studies, saying that unnatural death did not necessarily mean death by starvation. He added that a rapid drop the population of some ... published outside of mainland China in 2008, has argued that unnatural deaths caused by other factors during the famine were only a fraction of those caused by starvation. He estimated that 36 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1598753/great-leap-forward-commentary-western-hostile-forces-creates
  7. News - China - WOMEN'S RIGHTS

    Harbin city shatters taboos with landmark policy against abuse of women

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:10pm by WU NAN

    ... the Chongqing Morning News reported on Friday. One line defines domestic violence as physical attacks, intimidation, placing them in isolation, torture involving starvation and also “cutting off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1600924/harbin-city-shatters-taboos-landmark-policy-against-abuse-women
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    After a closure of sorts, Cambodia must now look to future

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cambodia must look to future No penalty would be enough to serve justice for responsibility in the deaths of up to two million people- from execution, disease, starvation or forced labour. Nor would it fit the charges against those responsible, such as crimes against humanity, genocide, torture and religious persecution. There is therefore an element of symbolism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1571511/after-closure-sorts-cambodia-must-now-look-future
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Nature of the beasts

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by DANIEL A

    ... barriers, the potential for starvation and disease- these are all challenges that rewilding projects face today. Many urban dwellers like the idea of venturing into the so-called "wild" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1600122/nature-beasts
  10. News - World - NICARAGUA

    Nicaraguans told to eat iguanas as drought threatens food supplies

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:20pm by GDN

    ... were on the verge of starvation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574322/nicaraguans-told-eat-iguanas-drought-threatens-food-supplies

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