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May 12, 1992 | GREG HERNANDEZ
When Tou Yer Moua, 29, made an emotional return to his native Laos recently, his fears were confirmed. Moua, a political activist who lives in Santa Ana, went on behalf of the Hmong-Lao Human Rights Council, which helps refugees fight for human rights back home. "I had some duty to go back for human rights research," he said. "I wanted to see how the Laotian government treats the Hmong and Laos refugees." For two weeks, he said, "I talked to people and it was very bad. There are no jobs.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1992 | GREG HERNANDEZ
When Tou Yer Moua, 29, made an emotional return to his native Laos recently, his fears were confirmed. Moua, a political activist who lives in Santa Ana, went on behalf of the Hmong-Lao Human Rights Council, which helps refugees fight for human rights back home. "I had some duty to go back for human rights research," he said. "I wanted to see how the Laotian government treats the Hmong and Laos refugees." For two weeks, he said, "I talked to people and it was very bad. There are no jobs.
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NEWS
March 3, 1989
Thailand has forced Laotians fleeing Communist persecution back to their homeland, where "hundreds, if not thousands" of them have died, a U.S. human rights group said in a report issued in Bangkok. The Lawyers Committee for Human Rights cited two cases in November, 1987, in which Laotian soldiers allegedly massacred groups of 33 and 16 Laotians just after they were evicted from Thai soil.
NEWS
March 3, 1989
Thailand has forced Laotians fleeing Communist persecution back to their homeland, where "hundreds, if not thousands" of them have died, a U.S. human rights group said in a report issued in Bangkok. The Lawyers Committee for Human Rights cited two cases in November, 1987, in which Laotian soldiers allegedly massacred groups of 33 and 16 Laotians just after they were evicted from Thai soil.
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