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  1. Belgian child rapist found guilty

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the country in 1996. Dutroux, 47, faces life in prison. The crimes, which included the death by starvation of two girls in a dungeon in the basement of Dutroux's house near Charleroi, have ...

  2. The guilty must pay for Khmer Rouge atrocities

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the country's population- were executed or died of disease, starvation or forced labour. About 16,000 of them perished at Duch's prison, the notorious extermination centre at Tuol Sleng. ...

  3. Armed with immunity, Mrs Mugabe returns

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Liz Heron

    ... with millions near starvation. A spokeswoman for City University confirmed that Bona Mugabe was still a student and defended her enrolment on equal-opportunities grounds. 'CityU is committed ...

  4. The Penguin History of Modern China

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... edge of events. As Fenby remarks: 'No country on Earth has suffered a more bitter history in recent times': tens of millions of Chinese perished, from famine, starvation, war, ...

  5. Witness to horror

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Postlewaite

    ... the ultra-Maoist revolutionaries who sought to remake Cambodia into an agrarian, communal society. Some 1.7 million Cambodians died of torture, execution, starvation and disease during this period. Duch, 66, has already been in jail for a decade and faces life in prison. Vann Nath- who expects to be a witness at the trial- never saw his children again. They died of starvation while he ...

  6. From a great height

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... by the system of greenhouses which produced high yields through winter months. The death of thousands through starvation has been one of the dictator's biggest failures. In April 2001, Yang, whose ...

  7. The dictators are on notice

    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the most frightening. During his rule of the communist state, up to 20 million people died from starvation or in prison camps. Millions more were forcibly displaced. 'Stalin was frightening ...

  8. 1903- 1912

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their barristers told the court. Facing starvation, they decided to steal a sampan and look for work in Singapore. They were hanged, although a defence lawyer at their trial spoke of 'the fearful ... to a class superior, cannot get a friendly word from anyone but are threatened with starvation, and exposed to mental and physical agony.' Not so, said the attorney general, prosecuting, who ...



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