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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - World - SOUTH SUDAN

    South Sudan stares into the abyss three years after independence

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... will be staring into the abyss and fail to avert a famine if funds do not start arriving soon to help the people of South Sudan at risk of starvation, disease and violence," said Winnie Byanyima, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550557/south-sudan-stares-abyss-three-years-after-independence
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by STAFF

    ... ethnic lines for seven months, while some four million people (about half the population) face starvation if they don't get food aid soon.   Tour de France rolls by world war battlefield ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549921/talking-points
  7. News - China - CHINA-JAPAN RELATIONS

    Beijing posts Japanese wartime ‘confessions’ online in propaganda push

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:39pm

    ... government archives and the Communist Party still suppresses any effort to document or publicise calamities of its own making, including the starvation of tens of millions following Mao’s disastrous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1545644/beijing-posts-japanese-wartime-confessions-online-propaganda-push
  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Global impact of 1815 volcanic eruption blueprint for today's climate change

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by CAMERON DUECK

    ... But the worst was yet to come. The suffocating ash destroyed forests, rice paddies and livestock as well as poisoning wells, triggering starvation on a massive scale across the Indonesian archipelago. About 40,000 islanders would die of sickness and starvation, bringing immediate area deaths to more than 100,000 within weeks. Child corpses lined the beaches on nearby Bali, killed by parents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1531607/global-impact-1815-volcanic-eruption-blueprint-todays-climate-change
  9. Lifestyle - Books - AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Dear Leader, by Jang Jin-sung

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:17pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of North Korean mothers forced to drown their own babies, of arbitrary arrests, of torture and starvation applied as a way of keeping a citizenry cowed. In truth, any Pyongyang watcher inevitably ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1536790/book-review-dear-leader-jang-jin-sung
  10. News - China - PETITIONS

    China stresses rule of law in reform of age-old petitions system

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:41am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... or cabinet. Petitioners are frequently forced to go home or held in unlawful black jails, where they face beatings, starvation and sleep deprivation.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1435521/china-stresses-rule-law-reform-age-old-petitions-system

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