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Urgent Action update: Three activists sentenced to prison in secret trial in Laos

According to sources, three Lao human rights activists, Soukan Chaithad, Somphone Phimmasone and Lodkham Thammavong, were sentenced to between 12 and 20 years’ in prison following a secret trial held in April 2017.

1st update on UA 184/16 issued 17/05/2017

Urgent Action: Three Laos activists held incommunicado

Three Lao human rights activists have been arrested in what may constitute enforced disappearances. They remain in incommunicado detention since they appeared on national television on 25 May.

UA184/16 issued 03/08/2016

Urgent Action: Three Lao activists held incommunicado

Three Lao human rights activists have been arrested in circumstances that may constitute enforced disappearances. They remain in incommunicado detention since they appeared on national television on 25 May in a report that confirmed that they had been arrested for threatening national security through social media postings.

UA184/16 issued 03/08/2016
Dec 28 2013 1:09PM
Letter writing in November and December

In El Salvador the human rights organisation Pro-Busqueda suffered serious attacks on its offices and threats to its staff by armed men.

Aug 4 2013 5:39PM
Next meeting Wed 14 August

Our next meeting is Wednesday 14 August at Lee Rosy's, Broad St, Nottingham at 7:30pm-9pm.

Laos/Thailand: Hmong refugees dragged from cells amid tear gas

The Thai government must permanently call off the deportation to Laos of 153 refugees from the Hmong minority, said Amnesty International today. Immigration officials dragged Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girls crying and screaming out of their cell in the Nong Khai immigration centre and used tear gas against the men and boys, who have been barricading themselves in their cell for hours. Brittis Edman, South East Asia researcher at Amnesty International said: "These men, Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Children's rights have been

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