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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. 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 - 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
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders to appeal life sentences handed down by UN-backed Cambodia court

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... killing, is just part of the Cambodian story. Nearly a quarter of the population died under their rule, through a combination starvation, medical neglect, overwork and execution when the group held ... and mass starvation, while Khmer Rouge cadres embarked on a bloody purge of perceived enemies of their revolution. Agence France-Presse, Associated Press ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568174/un-backed-tribunal-sentences-two-top-khmer-rouge-leaders-life-prison
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life for 'extermination' of millions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:57am by AP

    ... of the crimes" both would remain in detention. Nearly a quarter of the population- about 1.7 million people- died under the Khmer Rouge through starvation, medical neglect, overwork and executions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568672/khmer-rouge-leaders-jailed-life-extermination-millions
  9. News - Asia

    Cambodian diary a rare glimpse of life under the Khmer Rouge

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... the lives of 1.7 million Cambodians through overwork, medical neglect, starvation and execution. Poch Younly was acutely aware that he could be killed if discovered. He hid the diary inside a clay ... to young people what starvation felt like. But the whole nation was starved... and this story is rarely told." Written in Khmer, Poch Younly's diary fills about 100 pages. It is divided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574342/cambodian-diary-rare-glimpse-life-under-khmer-rouge
  10. 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

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