URGENT APPEALS REGARDING THE GENOCIDE, ETHNIC CLEANSING WAR, PERSECUTION, HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES, AND THE STARVATION IN THE JUNGLE OF LAOS OF THOUSANDS OF LAO-HMONG PEOPLE BY LPDR AND SRV VIETNAMESE MILITARY FORCES, AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AND POSSIBLE FORCED REPATRIATIONS OF MORE THAN 8,000 LAO-HMONG IN THAILAND BY THE ROYAL THAI 3RD ARMY, WITHOUT INDEPENDENT MONITORING OR REFUGEE SCREENING.
We urgently appeal to the United States, Thailand, United Nations High Commission for Human Rights, European Unions, Asean Nations and the world community to stop the communist Lao government’s ethnic cleansing war, genocide, oppression and human rights violations, and the campaign of mass starvation directed against Hmong civilians, and to press the LPDR regime to immediately end all military attacks from ground and air troops against the innocent, unarmed Hmong civilians, women, and children in hiding in the jungles of Laos.
We urge the United States Government to prohibit Laos from obtaining entry into the WTO and to stop using U.S. tax dollars to fund projects in Laos and Thailand through Asia Development Bank until the long-term safety and well being of the Hmong people in Thailand and Laos is assured.
We urgently appeal to the United States, United Nations and international relief agencies to send food and medical supplies, and to provide basic human needs to the thousands of Hmong who are being attacked daily, and are facing mass starvation, ethnic cleansing war, and human rights violations in the jungle of Laos.
We urgently appeal to the United States, United Nations, and the ASEAN nations to bring true peace, true democracy, human rights, stability, and national reconciliation to Laos and the Lao-Hmong groups, including dissident and opposition groups, who seek an open and free society.
We urgently appeal to the United States, U.S. Congress, the United Nations, and the international community to intervene in an emergency manner to save the lives of the thousands of Hmong civilians, women, and children who are trapped and surrounded by Lao and Vietnamese military units that seek to kill them.
We urgently appeal to the United States, U.S. Congress, the United Nations, and the international community to intervene to stop the forced deportation of the 8,000 Hmong people detained in Huay Nam Khao, and to demand that Thailand keep its obligation of nonrefoulement under customary international law, and to insist that Thailand release the 155 UNHCR-recognized Hmong refugees at Nong Khai Immigration and Detention Center to be resettled safely in the third countries that have been waiting to take them.