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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: A Capitalist in North Korea, by Felix Abt

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by Julian Ryall

    ... required to attend public executions, starvation, abuse at the hands of camp guards and children born into life in the camps with no hope of escape other than death. The Western media is apparently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1564136/book-review-capitalist-north-korea-felix-abt
  2. 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
  3. News - World - SPACE

    Lizard love space test back from brink as Russia contacts lost satellite

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... it was left floating in space after the loss of contact, an industry source said the geckos- four females and one male- would probably die of starvation within two and a half months, predicting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562044/lizard-love-space-test-back-brink-russia-contacts-lost-satellite
  4. 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
  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... wiped out by starvation, overwork, torture and execution. "This is the justice that I have been waiting for these last 35 years," said Khieu Pheatarak, one of around 900 Cambodians ... enter the capital, Phnom Penh, beginning a reign of terror under leader Pol Pot that leaves up to two million people dead through starvation, execution and overwork. January 7, 1979: Phnom Penh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568600/jailes-khmer-rouge-head-state-khieu-samphan-denies-being-part-killing
  6. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: I'll Be Right There, by Shin Kyung-sook

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by MCT

    ... and yellowed with starvation". I'll Be Right There is Shin's 17th book, but just the second to be translated into English. The first, Please Look After Mom, won the Man Asian Literary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1564135/book-review-ill-be-right-there-shin-kyung-sook
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia's killing fields: the 'story' becomes history

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:50am by AFP

    ... their rule, wiping out nearly a quarter of the population through executions, starvation or overwork. Teachers were among the prime targets of the communist regime which systematically killed former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570843/cambodias-killing-fields-story-becomes-history
  8. 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
  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Islamic State fighters extend gains in north Iraq as tens of thousands flee

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:45pm by Reuters

    ... of people to flee to surrounding mountains, where they are at risk of starvation. The Islamic State sees the Yazidis, followers of an ancient religion derived from Zoroastrianism, as “devil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1568381/islamic-state-fighters-extend-gains-north-iraq
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by STAFF

    ... ethnic lines for seven months, while some four million people (about half the population) face starvation if they don't get food aid soon.   Tour de France rolls by world war battlefield ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549921/talking-points

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