Thailand: Fear of forcible return/torture/ill-treatment/fear for safety: Joua Va Yang

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ASA 39/004/2009

Joua Va Yang, a Lao Hmong asylum-seeker, his wife and four children, are currently held at Khao Kho district prison in Phetchabun province, northern Thailand. They are at risk of forcible return from Thailand to Laos, where they could face serious human rights violations, including torture and ill-treatment, and arbitrary and indefinite detention.

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