LOOKING TO HISTORY ….

Something that has been pointed out to me in regard to this website, a number of times is ‘why does the Outlaw publish so many ‘historical’ posts instead of posting about current events?’ The answer to that is quite simple, and I shall re-iterate what I answered then, which was that many events of today are not ‘new’, and one only has to look to history to find examples of similar or even identical events with which to draw comparisons […]

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FLEECE THE WORLD….

Who could ever forget the harrowing images that were screened when BBC Correspondent Michael Buerk and cameraman Mohammed Amin first brought the plight of millions of starving Ethiopians into the nations living rooms in 1984? It was one of those rare Television occasions where a spoken narrative was not needed to convey or reinforce the sheer scale of desperation and unprecedented human suffering. 1985 ETHIOPIAN FAMINE – WIKIPEDIA Buerk provided on-the-spot coverage of a “famine of biblical proportions,” and helped […]

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THE BENGAL FAMINE….

The Partition of India was the last act of the British Raj. It led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, but it was not the worst disaster to hit India in the 1940s. That dubious honour goes to the Bengal Famine of 1942-4, which left over a million dead. It was a famine that happened with full knowledge of Britain and directly disputes the claim by the British that their ‘rule’ had eliminated famine from India. In […]

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WHAT U.N. SANCTIONS CAN DO….

Reports from inside the secretive famine-hit pariah state, North Korea, claim a man has been executed after murdering his two children for food. Shocking reports claim North Koreans are turning to cannibalism with reports including details of one man who dug up his grandchild’s corpse to eat and another who boiled his child and ate the flesh. Details of the incidents were reported by the Asia Press, and published in the Sunday Times. They claim a ‘hidden famine’ in the […]

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