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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN inquiry told of prison camp 'atrocities' in North Korea

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 11:22am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Evidence from exiles of abuse and starvation remind investigator of Nazis UN told of prison camp 'atrocities' A UN-mandated investigator has ... suffered through childhoods of starvation and unspeakable atrocities as a product of the 'guilt by association' practice, punishing other generations for a family member's perceived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1312168/un-probe-exposes-shocking-north-korean-rights-abuses
  2. News - China

    Yunnan ‘Cannibal Monster’ killer executed

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 05:59pm by AFP

    ... is a particularly sensitive subject in China. It was practised as a survival tactic during periods of mass starvation, including in the wake of the Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s. A local newspaper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1124820/china-cannibal-killer-executed
  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Should you drink only when thirsty, or before thirst strikes?

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:14am by David Wilson

    ... taking your first drink early: within 20 minutes of waking. Otherwise, he warns, you will trigger a chemical reaction that tells your body you have entered starvation mode, which means you start ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1519664/should-you-drink-only-when-thirsty-or-thirst-strikes
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN human rights inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:33am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... concluded in a February 17 report that North Korean security chiefs and possibly even Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice for ordering systematic torture, starvation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486681/un-human-rights-inquiry-chief-wants-n-korea-hauled-international-court
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... barriers, such as the blood-brain barrier, which prevents many drugs from reaching the brain.   Oxygen starvation therapy shows promise in treating spinal injuries Exposing patients recovering from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1368780/lab-report
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six Cambodian farmers killed in anti-tank mine blast

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 01:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... heavily mined places. The brutal hardline communist Khmer Rouge regime was responsible for the deaths of up to two million people from starvation, disease, overwork or execution during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296872/six-cambodian-farmers-killed-anti-tank-mine-blast
  9. 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
  10. How the law helped China progress

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the mainland. A runaway population growth puts undue strain on resources, such as water, the environment, education, health and welfare. Starvation, drought, a lack of land and services can lead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642029/how-law-helped-china-progress

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