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  1. Chemical explosion kills 10, hurts 120

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao, Will Clem

    ... service stations in the area were affected. Anti-chemical warfare troops were trying to put out fire, but their effort were stalled by fear of another leak, according to state radio reports. Hours ... Will Clem in Nanjing and Shi Jiangtao in Beijing At least 10 people were killed and around 120 injured yesterday by a powerful blast at an abandoned chemical factory in Nanjing, Jiangsu ...

  2. Confronting a poisonous past

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Wenran Jiang

    ... chemical and germ warfare in China. On more than 2,000 occasions, from 1937 to 1945, Japanese chemical weapons caused more than 100,000 Chinese casualties. Japan's chemical warfare facilities ... a 'joint statement' via 12,518 participating websites. The statement was an unprecedented grassroots reaction to a number of recent incidents involving chemical weapons abandoned ...

  3. News - China - ETHICS

    Tufts University 'apologises' over GM rice trial that used children, says Chinese media

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:20pm by Amy Li

    ... isn’t enough,” many wrote, “we need to take legal action too.” “How is this experiment different from what unit 731 did to the Chinese?,” another wrote, referring to the biological and chemical warfare research unit of the Japanese army during WWII. But not all readers were angry. “This research is completely safe and tries to determine the nutrition value of the rice,” another blogger ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - ETHICS

    Book review: Evil Men, by James Dawes

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Douglas Kerr

    ... research in biological and chemical warfare on human captives in northeast China. Others were ordinary soldiers. Whether some war atrocities are more atrocious than others, and how you might ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    US forces preparing to strike Syria and punish government

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 11:33am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington West says goal is not to change regime but to punish Bashar al-Assad’s government for chemical warfare use US forces are readying to strike Syria, though the West insists its goal is not regime change but to punish President Bashar al-Assad’s government for unleashing chemical warfare on civilians. The ground for a military intervention was laid out ...

  6. Japan's last chance?

    Posted Nov 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... away from Yasukuni. The difficult bits lie ahead, including: an admission of Japanese culpability in invading and occupying China; and responsibility for waging chemical warfare, conducting ...

  7. New life for wolves bred to hunt apartheid's foes

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Gavin Du Venage

    ... as their quarry fled into the distance. An apartheid front company, Roodeplaat Breeding Enterprises- which specialised in chemical warfare- was asked to find a solution. It came up with the idea ...

  8. Sorry seems to be the hardest word

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... a few broken windows on a par with the death of millions, the human experiments, the chemical warfare and the degradation of young women forced into sexual servitude. But if there has been ...

  9. Please turn off the light...

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer From beneath the chemical-warfare-proof plastic sheet I have draped across one corner of my living room, the world looks decidedly sinister. The grey light gasping to push through the dust-flecked window speaks one word- doom. Inside, though, I feel safe. Surrounded by piles of necessities to weather the storm, I know I will be able to survive the four years ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    US avoids setting ‘red lines’ after Syria chemical claims

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 10:23am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Dempsey, pushed back on calls for air strikes, which he said could embroil America in an open-ended war. The new claim of chemical warfare lured Barack Obama’s administration onto difficult ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Syrian rebels' claims that 1,300 people were massacred in chemical weapons attack sparked new pressure on US The United States refused to set new ...




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