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Melissa Roxas, Health and Humanitarian Worker, Fights Philippine Government after being Abducted and Tortured in the Philippines

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This entry about Melissa Roxas has been overdue.  In this first half of the year, 4 Asian American women were abducted while overseas. I'm sure you can name the journalists - Roxana Saberi, Euna Lee and Laura Ling.  Have you heard about Melissa Roxas? She's not a journalist.  She's a human rights advocate and U.S. Citizen, who was working to provide healthcare in the Philippines when she was abducted and tortured by the state military.