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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 - Asia

    Cambodia’s former Khmer Rouge leaders start genocide trial

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... and her brother who died of starvation while working at a labour camp under the regime. “The Khmer Rouge killed Chams because they wanted to eliminate the race. They did not allow us to speak the Cham language or to pray,” she said after attending the hearing. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan also face a string of other charges for the deaths of up to 2 million people through starvation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562719/cambodias-former-khmer-rouge-leaders-start-genocide-trial
  3. 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
  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... wiped out by starvation, overwork, torture and execution. "This is the justice that I have been waiting for these last 35 years," said Khieu Pheatarak, one of around 900 Cambodians ... enter the capital, Phnom Penh, beginning a reign of terror under leader Pol Pot that leaves up to two million people dead through starvation, execution and overwork. January 7, 1979: Phnom Penh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568600/jailes-khmer-rouge-head-state-khieu-samphan-denies-being-part-killing
  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia's killing fields: the 'story' becomes history

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:50am by AFP

    ... their rule, wiping out nearly a quarter of the population through executions, starvation or overwork. Teachers were among the prime targets of the communist regime which systematically killed former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570843/cambodias-killing-fields-story-becomes-history
  6. 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
  7. News - World - WILDLIFE

    Chinese celebrity power harnessed to cut Asian demand for rhino horn

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 01:52pm by AFP

    ... die of starvation and dehydration,” said American model and actress Christie Brinkley, who has also been involved in the campaign. Brinkley, 59, who has been involved in environmental activism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317487/celebrity-power-enlisted-battle-against-rhino-poaching-south-africa

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