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Hmong refugees, Rohingya refugees, more headlines

Hmong refugees back in Laos – and now the Rohingya will be sent back to Burma Despite fears and international protests, the Thai government forcibly repatriated 4,000 Hmong refugees, including 158 who had been identified by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees as political refugees. With the press, UNHCR and all international observers barred and cell phone service blocked, there is no direct word from those who have been forced back to Laos. Laotian government officials say that the refugees will be resettled in two villages and given homes. Continue reading

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