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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. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi apologises to Syrian people as he steps down

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:46pm by Reuters

    ... said: "There must be accountability for the terrible crimes that have been- and are being- committed. Such crimes include the deliberate starvation of communities by preventing humanitarian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512152/un-mediator-lakhdar-brahimi-apologises-syrian-people-he-steps-down
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebels in Homs sign deal with military to give up most of stronghold city

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:45am by AFP, GUARDIAN, AP, Reuters

    ... in the Old City to the point of starvation. Homs had become a heartland of Syria's civil war and the scene of some of the fiercest fighting in the past three years. Its proximity to the Lebanese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1503705/syrian-rebels-homs-sign-deal-military-give-most-stronghold-city
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN report on North Korea a glimpse into a nightmare state

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:03pm

    ... Report on North Korea by UN rights panel portrays world of torture, murder and all-pervasive fear Welcome to hell Torture, deliberate starvation and other abuses carried out by North ... on political, religious, racial and gender grounds, the forcible transfer of populations, the enforced disappearance of persons and the inhumane act of knowingly causing prolonged starvation," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430391/un-report-north-korea-glimpse-nightmare-state

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