Lao People's Democratic Republic: Hiding in the jungle - Hmong under threat
Thousands of ethnic Hmong women, men and children live in scattered groups in the Lao jungles, hiding from the authorities, particularly the military. Amnesty International is calling for an immediate end to armed attacks on these people. To support those who want to reintegrate into mainstream society, Amnesty International also calls on the Lao authorities to permit access for United Nation bodies and others in order to monitor their well-being. Amnesty International has repeatedly called on the Thai authorities not to forcibly return any Lao Hmong who would be at risk of serious human rights violations.
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