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  1. News - World

    Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... through starvation." Turing broke German ciphers using the bombe method, which allowed the codebreakers to crack the German Enigma code. His colleague Tommy Flowers built the Colossus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1287765/enigma-codebreaker-alan-turing-be-given-posthumous-pardon
  2. News - China

    Naked girl begging on Nanjing streets is sent home after public outrage

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 10:20am by Patrick Boehler

    ... to process by the weekend. The case comes only weeks after two children, one and three years old, were found dead in a Nanjing flat. They had died of starvation, after their drug-addicted mother had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1275829/naked-girl-beggar-nanjing-sent-home-after-public-outrage
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Wife of Hong Kong missionary feared detained in North Korea appeals for government help

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:38pm by Christy Choi

    ... himself- should face international justice for ordering systematic torture, starvation and killings comparable to Nazi-era atrocities. "With the UN report and all, it's a tricky time, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431101/wife-hong-kong-missionary-feared-detained-north-korea-appeals
  6. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    Beijing rejects UN’s ‘unreasonable’ criticism in North Korea report

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:04pm by Reuters

    ... justice for ordering systematic torture, starvation and killings comparable to Nazi-era atrocities, UN investigators said on Monday. The unprecedented public rebuke and warning to a head of state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1430315/beijing-rejects-uns-unreasonable-criticism-north-korea-report
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea atrocities exposed, but experts sceptical on international action

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... supplementing starvation rations with anything they could catch, including snakes, salamanders and rats. ‘My heart still aches’ Family contacts managed to get Kim released in 1979. In 2001, she bribed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430198/north-korea-atrocities-exposed-experts-sceptical-international-action
  8. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Tragedy of Liberation, by Frank Dikotter

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... into starvation. The next campaigns were against intellectuals and religion, involving denunciations, arrests and deportations. Next came forced collectivisation of land and state monopoly of grain ... Guizhou and Sichuan, there was widespread starvation. Following his mentor Joseph Stalin, Mao constructed a system of labour camps, which housed about two million people, of whom 90 per cent were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1324256/book-review-tragedy-liberation-frank-dikotter
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Jumping up and down about poverty

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... that of the extreme-starvation, under-US$2-a-day kind, Hong Kong eliminated that way back in the 1960s. This was the clarion call of economist Jeffery Sachs to end global extreme poverty. He did not mean the type ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1320866/jumping-and-down-about-poverty
  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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