Laos: Fear for safety/ torture/ ill-treatment/ arbitrary detention

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ASA 26/005/2006

A group of 53 ethnic Hmong Laotian asylum seekers, including women and children, were forcibly returned from Thailand to Laos on 15 November, and their whereabouts are unclear. Amnesty International believes the group could be in danger of serious human rights violations, including torture, ill-treatment and arbitrary detention inside Laos.

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