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Further information on UA 405/92 (ASA 26/03/92, 21 December) - Laos: fear of torture / legal concern: Khamsone Vongnarath

, Index number: ASA 26/002/1993

Khamsone Vongnarath was detained in a camp in Dongdok upon his return to Laos. He was released after seven days.

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: ASA 26/02/93
Distr: UA/SC
8 March 1993
Further information on UA 405/92 (ASA 26/03/92, 21 December 1992) - Fear of
Torture/Legal Concern
LAOS: Khamsone Vongnarath
Amnesty International has received information that upon his return to Laos
under official escort, Khamsone Vongnarath was taken to a detention camp in
Dongdok, Savannakhet Province. After being detained for seven days at this
camp, Khamsone Vongnarath was released.
Lao sources have indicated to Amnesty International that AI's action was
instrumental in Khamsone Vongnarath's release.
No further action is required from the Urgent Action Network. Thank you to
all those who sent appeals.

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