Urgent Action: Chinese refugees at risk of refoulement from Thailand
Chinese human rights defenders YANG Chong and WU Yuhua, UNHCR-recognized refugees, have been charged with immigration offences in Thailand. They could be deported to China, where they would face risks of unfair trial and torture.
Please write immediately in Thai, English or your own language urging the authorities to:
◼ Immediately and unconditionally release Yang Chong, and lift all restrictions and drop all charges against him and Wu Yuhua.
◼ Not return Yang Chong and Wu Yuhua to China or another country where they would be at real risk of persecution, torture or other serious human rights violations or abuses.
◼ Accede to the UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 8 NOVEMBER 2018 TO:
Prime Minister of Thailand
Government House Pitsanulok Road, Dusit
Fax: +66 2 288 4323
Salutation: Dear Prime Minister
Minister of Interior
Gen. Anupong Paojinda
Fax: +66 2 221 0823
Salutation: Dear Minister
And copies to:
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Sri Ayudhaya Road
Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country. His Excellency MR PISANU SUVANAJATA, Royal Thai Embassy, 29-30 Queen’s Gate SW7 5JB, tel 020 7225 5500 or 020 789 2944, Fax 020 7823 9695, email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com www.thaiembassyuk.org.uk, Salutation: Your Excellency
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.