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Salem-News.com (Nov-02-2012 01:21)

Philippines: Threats Against Indigenous Human Rights Defender

Ms Erita Capion Dialang's problems began after the killing of relatives in an army attack.

(SALEM) - Philippine Islands Ms Erita Capion Dialang is an indigenous human rights defender who has been under threat since the killing of her sister-in-law on 18 October 2012.

Early in the morning on the 18th October 2012, the military attacked the family of a known activist who battles corrupt forces for the benefit of human rights.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-27-2010 23:58)

Confessions of a War Resister

A serious narrative with sexually explicit content about a veteran soldier's successful resistance to war.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Matthis Chiroux as a U.S. Army Sergeant Yesterday was a great victory for me, the entire peace movement and for troops and civilians all over the world.

I faced the military for my refusal to deploy to Iraq, and I walked away a free man with a general discharge from the Army’s Individual Ready Reserve.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-14-2009 23:41)

German National Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Coral from the Philippines

Discovery of shipping containers full of illegal coral in Oregon led to indictment.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Unrelated photo of coral from the scientific order Scleractinia Gunther Wenzek, a German national, pleaded guilty Wednesday before District Judge Anna J. Brown of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon to one count of smuggling coral into the United States at the port of Portland, Oregon, the Justice Department announced.

Law enforcement officials arrested Wenzek in February 2009 when he entered the United States at Dulles airport outside of Washington, D.C., en route to a pet exposition in Orlando, Florida.

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