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  1. A matter of life and death

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... regions, some 3.7 million people- around a third of the population- are on the brink of starvation. And millions more in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda have been hit by the region's worst drought in 60 years. Hundreds of thousands have been forced to walk for weeks in search of food and water- and the UN says it cannot reach more than two million Somalis facing starvation ...

  2. The Long Patrol: With Karen Guerrillas In Burma

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... perpetrated by the Myanmarese Army, including torture, forced starvation and execution. The rebels' claims for a separate state are ignored internationally, and their choices in life, according ... on the South China Morning Post's international news desk. Tucker meets villagers who tell of atrocities,including torture, forced starvation and execution ...

  3. Timeline

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The largest war in modern African history, involving eight African nations, led to the deaths of 5.4 million people due to disease and starvation. ...

  4. Is hunger taking North Koreans to the brink?

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... day.' In North Korea, a decade of starvation has become even worse after the last winter. Shortages of electricity, what one observer called 'cascading corruption', and soldiers ...

  5. As Sudan faces tragedy, has the world learned?

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Oxfam estimates half are refugees, forced from their homes and property, and that of these, 200,000 face starvation because of drought. International Crisis Group special adviser John ... UN agencies, human rights groups and aid workers have accused forces of the janjaweed militia of systemised starvation, killing, rape and pillage. They claim houses have been burned, crops ...

  6. Challenges for Khmer Rouge trials

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... the definition of genocide and acts that might not have been considered crimes at the time, such as forced marriages, starvation as a crime against humanity, and the denial of medical services. A major ...

  7. Court is right to seek Sudanese leader's arrest

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which has left up to 300,000 dead and millions homeless, and at risk of starvation and disease. Beijing, a close trading partner and ally of Sudan, has expressed grave concern in this regard. ...

  8. Cambodians deserve justice for a tragic past

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... then population of 8 million were killed or died of disease, starvation or forced labour. Despite a concerted international effort to seek justice for the victims, no one has yet been tried, convicted ...

  9. Opportunity to help the world

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jason Ng

    ... be made that would resolve problems on Earth- such as starvation or global warming. However, my opinion has changed. Thousands of years ago, our ancestors fought for their survival with stones ...

  10. Main value of Sudan move is in the message

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... region. Sadly, it is unlikely to do anything to ease the suffering of the millions of survivors of massacres, disease, starvation and homelessness, estimated by United Nations officials to have ...




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