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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

    ... Taiwanese police are investigating abuse claims after an eight-year-old girl who weighed just eight kilograms was allegedly starved to death, investigators said on Friday. ...

    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. 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
  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 - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN committee votes to hold North Korea accountable for human rights abuses

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 11:24pm by AP

    ... starvation and a system of harsh prison camps containing up to 120,000 people. North Korea has accused people who cooperated with the commission of lying, and it produced a video showing Shin's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1643939/un-committee-votes-hold-north-korea-accountable-human-rights-abuses
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    EU, Japan pressure UN for sanctions on North Korea

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:23pm by AP

    ... torture, rape and mass starvation.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1613907/eu-japan-pressure-un-sanctions-north-korea
  9. News - World - ADVENTURE

    Notebook from Scott’s Antarctic expedition found after 100 years under ice

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:07pm by AFP

    ... Norwegian Roald Amundsen had beaten them, arriving a month earlier. Scott and his companions later died of exposure and starvation. Levick was in the other group, which travelled along the coast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1623098/notebook-scotts-antarctic-expedition-found-after-100-years-under-ice
  10. 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

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