BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S. admonition to Laos over its shaky human rights record spurred efforts Tuesday to halt the possible deportation from Thailand of a former ethnic leader to the authoritarian Southeast Asian nation. Rights activists said former ethnic Hmong rebel leader Moua Toua Ter is being held at an immigration detention center in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is challenging Laos over the disappearance of a prominent social activist who went missing 100 days ago that has put a rare spotlight on an authoritarian nation’s murky governance and human rights record. The State Department also said Monday it is monitoring the case of former ethnic Hmong rebel leader...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department says Lao authorities have obstructed embassy efforts to investigate the disappearance of three Laotian-Americans who went missing in southern Laos in January. A department official said Tuesday two embassy staff traveled March 6 to Savannakhet province to investigate reports that the men may have died in a car...
BEIJING (AP) — China executed four foreigners Friday for the killing of 13 Chinese sailors in an attack on the Mekong River, following a live nationwide broadcast showing them being led to their deaths that harkened back to the mass public execution rallies of past years. State broadcaster CCTV showed the four being led from...
Naw Kham, the Burmese militia leader sentenced to death in China for piracy and murder, was executed in China’s border province Yunnan on Friday afternoon. The 43-year-old ethnic Shan was executed by lethal injection along with three other co-defendants in the provincial capital Kunming, after pleading guilty and being sentenced to death on charges of...
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