04/14/2014 09:05 am ET Updated Apr 14, 2014

Killing Of Environmental Activists Rises Globally - Taiwan News Online

BANGKOK (AP) -- As head of his village, Prajob Naowa-opas battled to save his community in central Thailand from the illegal dumping of toxic waste by filing petitions and leading villagers to block trucks carrying the stuff -- until a gunman in broad daylight fired four shots into him.

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