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Salem-News.com (Nov-17-2015 12:30)
Philippines: Investigate the Raid of Human Rights Defender Antonio Nercua AblonWilliam Gomes Salem-News.com Human Rights Ambassador
A humble request for an immediate, thorough and impartial investigation into the raid.
On 7 October 2015, the work place of the human rights defender, the parish office at the Pro-Cathedral Church in Tubod, was raided.His computer was stolen, including the data he had been using for his human rights work.
Salem-News.com (Jun-27-2014 06:02)
Beavers CF Gilmore to Play for Philippine National TeamSalem-News.com Sports
Dani Gilmore’s batting average is the fourth best in school single-season history and her slugging percentage is second.
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Oregon State rising senior centerfielder Dani Gilmore will suit up for the Philippine National Softball Team this summer beginning with the General Tire World Cup of Softball IX in Irvine, Calif. July 7-13.
Salem-News.com (Jan-25-2014 13:13)
Human Rights Ambassador Congratulates Parties in Philippines on Negotiation of Peace AgreementSalem-News.com
"I congratulate President Aquino and the courage and sincerity of the Leadership of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front" - William Nicholas Gomes
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A comprehensive peace agreement between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front has been reached.
Salem-News.com (Sep-17-2013 22:49)
Philippines: Immediately and Unconditionally Drop All Charges Against Human Rights Defender Joel Q. YagaoWilliam Gomes Salem-News.com Human Rights Ambassador
Yagao has worked on agriculture related issues with farm associations for five years.
On 8 September 2013, human rights defender Mr Joel Q. Yagao was arrested by six members of the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police on baseless charges of double murder and multiple murder. He is currently being detained at Gingoog City Jail.
Salem-News.com (Oct-15-2012 10:00)
MILF Chief in Manila to End One of Asia`s Deadliest InsurgenciesSalem-News.com
Moro Islamic Liberation Front, MILF chief in Manila to end one of Asia's deadliest insurgencies.
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The leaders of the Philippines' biggest Muslim rebel group arrived in Manila Sunday for a historic visit aimed at ending one of Asia's longest and deadliest insurgencies.
Salem-News.com (Sep-20-2012 20:08)
Philippines: Killing of Human Rights Defender Mr Genesis AmbasonLeter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
His corpse had six gunshot wounds, there was dark bruising on his face and chest and he had lost all of his teeth.
Murder is the ugliest of crimes; it is a case of life being robbed and the soul raped simultaneously and no crime more thoroughly robs a person's dignity.
Salem-News.com (May-18-2012 05:06)
PHILIPPINES: Anti-Dam Farmer Victim of Extra-Judicial KillingLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
Human Rights Ambassador William Nicholas Gomes contacts Philippine President over activist's murder.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (May-16-2012 13:20)
Government Scientists Won`t Stop Field-Testing of BT EggplantHelen Flores Special to Salem-News.com
Philippines- the battle over GMO food.
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Government scientists will continue field testing a genetically modified eggplant in the Philippines.
Salem-News.com (May-11-2012 15:06)
PHILIPPINES: Massive Displacement of Indigenous Villagers Due to Military OperationLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
Human Rights Ambassador William Nicholas Gomes contacts Philippine government over military terrorism in rural areas.
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In the Philippines, government forces are conducting unprecedented and unannounced operations in Ansili, Zapanta, Kitcharao, and Agusan del Norte.
Salem-News.com (May-08-2012 13:33)
PHILIPPINES: Arbitrary Detention of Five People in Nueva EcijaLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
Salem-News.com Human Rights Ambassador William Gomes contacts officials in the Philippines over false detention.
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On the afternoon of 28 March 2012, two teams of soldiers entered the adjacent villages of Polilio and Sto Nino, Cabanatuan City, province of Nueva Ecija in military vehicles.