Posts Tagged as "War"

Filipino Human Rights Activists Call to ‘Stop the Killings’ in Drug War in Homeland

Jun. 7, 2018 / By
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Activists from Long Beach, L.A., and abroad are organizing to stop Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs that has claimed over 12,000 lives.

Long Beach Syrians React to U.S. Intervention

Sep. 20, 2013 / By
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Syria is a beautiful country and many take pride for calling it home. But after the killings, the hurt and the chemical war could it still be home?..

Long Beach Veterans Share Their Stories

Jan. 27, 2013 / By
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Coming back from war is hard, here are some stories.

By VoiceWaves Youth Reporter Alyson Bryant

Last year the Veterans Administration treated almost 100,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to Democracy Now...

Veterans Battle PTSD After War

Mar. 14, 2012 / By
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Arnold James is a war veteran now living in Long Beach.  Photo by Jesus Hernandez.

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Vietnamese Elders Struggle With Depression Years After War

Jan. 19, 2012 / By
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Vien Dong/New America Media, News Report, Vanessa White, Posted: Jan 18, 2012

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.—Lan Nguyễn remembers being depressed when she did not pass her medical licensing exam in 1979...