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  1. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Washington had prior knowledge of Syria torture report

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 10:36am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... to “clear evidence” of the starvation, strangulation and beating of detainees in Syrian prisons. “We learned of the existence of this database of photos in November. We were shown some of the sample ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1412364/washington-had-prior-knowledge-syria-torture-report
  2. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    North Korea should face ICC over crimes against humanity, says UN probe

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:02pm by AFP

    ... of populations, the enforced disappearance of persons and the inhumane act of knowingly causing prolonged starvation,” the report said. It condemned a system of throwing generations of the same family ... have been killing people through starvation while they are living well.” Abductions ‘unique’ in scale North Koreans’ daily lives were marked by constant “surveillance, coercion, fear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429621/un-panel-set-expose-north-korea-war-crimes-and-bring-cases-hague-report
  3. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: Austrian tale of a woman’s isolation in The Wall

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:36pm

    ... expressive is the stress on her face. It’s a gauntness that stems from emotional starvation more than survivalist hunger and fear. For company, she has a dog. Later, she finds a cow which she takes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1432684/art-house-austrian-tale-womans-isolation-wall
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Evacuees from Syrian city of Homs tell of Assad regime's weapon of hunger

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:59am by WASHPOST

    ... months he had eaten no bread, wheat or rice. The opposition has accused President Bashar al-Assad of using starvation tactics as a weapon of war, and the UN estimates up to 200,000 civilians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427973/evacuees-syrian-city-homs-tell-assad-regimes-weapon-hunger
  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... Khmer Rouge wiped out up to two million people through starvation, overwork and execution in the late 1970s. The trial, which began hearing evidence in late 2011, is widely seen as a landmark ... Civil party lawyers alleged the defendants had intimate knowledge of the Khmer Rouge’s “elimination” policy through deliberate starvation and of the persecution of those branded “class enemies”. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1333009/khmer-rouge-trial-hears-closing-statements
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Direct rage at officials, not mainland Chinese visitors

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:07am by Philip Bowring

    ... over the past decade to supply land for housing, whether private or public. Leung Chun-ying is trying to rectify these years of deliberate starvation of land supply. But his two closest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1432714/direct-rage-officials-not-mainland-chinese-visitors
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 03:21am by STAFF

    ... of the plight of the prisoners today subjected to starvation, torture and slave labour in the country's four concentration camps.   Brunei diamond theft trial commences The trial of a woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1414528/talking-points
  8. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Tsang mistakes full employment (good) for a manpower shortage (bad)

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:19am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and Indonesia to do all the dirty work. They will take starvation wages, and we can ship them back out again if we don't want them any more. The problem with this, however, is that if we do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1430943/tsang-mistakes-full-employment-good-manpower-shortage-bad
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Human misery, whether in Syria or North Korea, stains our conscience

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:40am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... against its citizens, including systematic executions, torture, rape and mass starvation, "wrongs that shock the conscience of humanity", according to Michael Kirby, the retired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1432478/human-misery-whether-syria-or-north-korea-stains-our
  10. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Hong Kong missionary held in North Korea ‘left Christian pamphlets in temple’

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:42am by Agence France-Presse

    ... report, headed by an Australian former judge, outlined a litany of crimes against humanity in North Korea, including mass murder, enslavement and starvation. North Korea refused to cooperate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431591/hong-kong-missionary-held-north-korea-left-christian-pamphlets-temple

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