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Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2012 17:38)

Mending Fences in Laos

More than 20,000 people have been killed by the bomblets and more than 98 percent of known cluster bomb victims are civilians with 40 percent of these children.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Hillary Clinton and America's gift to Laos. Earlier this month U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first high level U.S. official to visit Laos since the Vietnam War.

Although not touted as such, the visit was an effort to mend fences with Laos, the most heavily bombed nation per capita in history.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-17-2012 21:35)

CAMBODIA: Immediately Release Independent Radio Owner Mam Sonando

He faces a long prison sentence if convicted.

(SALEM) - Radio journalist Mam Sonando, seen here with police in court in 2005, was charged with anti-state activities on Monday. (Reuters/Chor Sokunthea) No amount of political fairness could be too much for the Cambodians.

News of a Cambodian radio station owner being jailed is both shocking and tragic; however it is not surprising as Human Rights mean little here.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-17-2012 08:45)

Australia: Lead the Human Rights Movement in Asia

Open letter from Salem-News.com Human Rights Ambassador William Gomes.

(HONG KONG) - Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs Australia has expanded its human rights advocacy at the international level for the last five years, this includes its bid for a seat on the UN Security Council.

This commitment to engage constructively in human rights dialog leaves the country in an ideal position to lead other nations in the protection and promotion of human rights.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-15-2012 22:18)

Cambodia: Right to Freedom of Assembly has Been Severely Violated

Salem-News.com Eye on the World report.

(HONK KONG) - H.E. Ang Vong Vathna, Cambodia's Minister of Justice, and H.E. Sar Kheng, Cambodia's Minister of Interior. As a nation with a history of terrible violence, Cambodia needs to quickly and thoroughly address a very alarming situation; the shooting of three female garment workers in the Bavet town of Svay Rieng province on 20 February 2012.

Information indicates that the shooting took place as 6,000 workers gathered in solidarity in front of the Kaoway Sports Ltd factory, demonstrating for better work conditions.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-10-2011 02:12)

Trails Of Deceit

CIA Rogue Operation Cherry - This CIA activity employed Special Forces personnel who were selected for their expertise in relevant skills necessary for the conduct of BLACK TERROR and ASSASSINATION missions.

(LOS ANGELES) - Prince Norodon Sihanouk Operation Cherry was one of five CIA sponsored activities named after trees. Others included Oak and Pine. As told to me by John McCarthy, a team leader in Cherry, and as posted originally on the web site www.copvcia.com:

(I) McCarthy was the Case Officer in Saigon, of a CIA directed covert operation code named PROJECT CHERRY. The operational mission of CHERRY was a redundant, three pronged assassination team targeted against Prince NORODOM SIHANOUK, the head of state of Cambodia.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-06-2011 12:18)

For the Record... Declaration of Cultural Revolutionaries

The unofficial rules that guide brave minds in action for the betterment of mankind.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Breaking free The world is ever evolving, but the highly unnatural militant direction man has chosen is wrong so often that there are few examples of it being right.

The greed of man that has led to so much contamination and desecration of Mother Earth is not always monetary; sometimes it is based on jealousy, sometimes it is racism, sometimes it is religion, sometimes it is a combination of all of these and more.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-24-2011 16:58)

Vanishing Flynn

The continuing saga of the search for Vietnam War Photographer Sean Flynn, who lived the life his father portrayed in film.

(BANGKOK) - Sean Flynn I called up Tim Page, the war photographer famed for Requiem and other books on Vietnam. I went to his home page and got his number in the contact section.

Then I went on Skype and called him. The man on the end of the line was Tim Page.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-15-2010 23:39)

The King of Gonzo War Journalism and I - PART 2

Dodging bullets with the world's most famous living war photographer in Vietnam.

(HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam) - David MacMillan and Tim Page My relationship with Page began in Saigon or, as the North Vietnamese like to call it, Ho Chi Minh City, a name which has never quite stuck with the locals who still prefer to use the traditional name.

Page refers to the city in its rapidly developing form as a “syphilitic whore”.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-15-2010 08:15)

The King of Gonzo War Journalism and I- PART 1

Clarity amid controversy...

(HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam) - Dave MacMillan and Tim Page The history between Page and me goes deeper then the black and white shots fired in the press. Deeper than both of us decided to make public during the battle.

Arguably, Page rates as the third-greatest to ever pick up a camera and to become a combat photographer, perhaps behind Larry Burrows and Robert Capa. Page is a man who understands the meaning of survival more than most human beings alive today or those of generations past.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-01-2010 18:13)

The Swashbuckling `Bone Hunters` of Cambodia

Forty years on since Sean Flynn's abduction -- the son of the swashbuckling actor Errol Flynn -- Ivan T. Brecelic reports the 'bone hunters' of Cambodia who are intent on finding the remains of the famous war photographer.

(BANGKOK) - Sean Flynn, missing for 40 years, and Dave MacMillan, the Australian searcher working with Flynn's family to locate Sean's remains. In March, 2010, sensational headlines broke around the world: "Son of Swashbuckling Errol Flynn's remains found."

An Australian and New Zealander, MacMillan and Rotheram had dug up the remains thought to be two photographers who had disappeared in Cambodia in 1970.

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