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Arizona border activist on trial says he tried to ‘alleviate suffering'

One year ago   |   By National Post

TUCSON - An Arizona human rights activist charged with harboring migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally on Tuesday testified that his work was to "alleviate suffering" by giving humanitarian aid to people crossing deadly deserts.
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