9 of 36: Mai Moua-Thor carries an U.S. flag as she and hundreds of members of the Hmong community call for the release of former Laotian Gen. Vang Pao who is being held on charges of trying to overthrow the government of Laos, during a demonstration outside the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, June 18, 2007. Pao, 77, who led a Hmong fighting force that helped the CIA and American forces during the Vietnam War, and several others are to be arraigned in federal court Monday for allegedly trying to buy weapons from an undercover agent of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, be used in plot to overthrow the Laotian regime. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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