US concern over Laos human rights spurs effort to block Thai return of ethnic Hmong rebel

US concern over Laos human rights spurs effort to block Thai return of ethnic Hmong rebel

BANGKOK – A U.S. admonition to Laos over its shaky human rights record has spurred efforts to halt the possible deportation from Thailand of a former ethnic leader to the authoritarian Southeast Asian nation. Rights activists said Tuesday that former ethnic Hmong rebel Moua Toua Ter was being held at an immigration detention centre in Bangkok, while rights activists made representations on his …

US concern over Laos human rights spurs effort to block Thai return of ethnic Hmong rebel

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