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Hmong News Articles 12/1/09 – 12/28/09

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Thailand Moves to Send Hmong Back to Laos

ABC News - 12/28/09

http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=9431563

 

Thailand to Deport 4,000 Hmong to Laos

CNN World – 12/28/09

http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/12/28/thailand.hmong.refugees/

 

Thai Military Forcibly Deports Ethic Hmong Refugees from Thailand to Laos

The Australian – 12/28/09

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/thai-military-forcibly-deports-ethnic-hmong-refugees-from-thailand-to-laos/story-e6frg6so-1225814193052

 

Thai Army Begins Forced Repatriation of Hmong

DNA India - 12/28/09

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report_thai-army-begins-forced-repatriation-of-hmong_1328274

 

Thailand Starts Repatriating Hmong People

The Nation - 12/28/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/breakingnews/30119324/Thailand-starts-repatriating-Hmong-people

 

Thailand Begins Operation to Deport Hmong: Official

Bangkok Post – 12/28/09

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/163776/thailand-starts-deporting-hmong-to-laos

 

Thailand Moves to Expel 4,000 Hmong

CBC News – 12/27/09

http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2009/12/27/hmong-expel-thailand.html

 

Thailand Move3s to Send Hmong Back to Laos

Seattle PI Asia – 12/27/09

http://www.seattlepi.com/national/1104ap_as_thailand_hmong.html?source=mypi

 

Thailand Starts Deporting Hmong to Laos

AFP – 12/28/09

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iKmN4VHW77SHnqP-0fX1L17SJAjw

 

Senate Questions US-Thailand Military Funding as Anupong, Abhisit Move to Force Hmong to Laos

PR-Inside.com            - 12/28/09

http://www.pr-inside.com/senate-questions-u-s-thailand-military-funding-r1645914.htm

 

Thailand Begins Operation to Deport Hmong: Army

The Sydney Morning Herald – 12/28/09

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/thailand-begins-operation-to-deport-hmong-army-20091228-lgpf.html

 

 

 

Leahy May Review Funding of US-Thailand Relations as Anupong, Abhisit Move Against Hmong

Media-Newswire.com - 12/28/09

http://media-newswire.com/release_1108696.html

 

Thailand Starts Action to Send Hmong Back to Laos

Taiwan News – 12/28/09

http://www.etaiwannews.com/etn/news_content.php?id=1142557&lang=eng_news

 

Thailand Readies for Hmong Deportation: Activists

MSN News – 12/27/09

http://news.malaysia.msn.com/regional/article.aspx?cp-documentid=3764538

 

Hope Comes for Hmong Refugees in Thailand

Scoop.co.nz press release – 12/28/09

http://news.google.com/news/search?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&q=hmong&cf=all&as_qdr=h&as_drrb=q

 

Thailand Prepares to Deport Refugees

Gulf Times – 12/27/09

http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=334143&version=1&template_id=45&parent_id=25

 

Watchdog: Thais’ Hmong Expulsion Could be Violent

Air America Beta – 12/27/09

http://airamerica.com/breakingnews/16540/

 

4,500-Strong Force to Deport Hmong

Bangkok Post - 12/28/09 (Pacific Time)

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/30108/4500-strong-force-to-deport-hmong

 

Thailand Prepares to Send 4,000 Hmong to Laos

New York Times Asia Pacific – 12/27/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/28/world/asia/28hmong.html

 

Rights Group Fear Thailand’s Pending Expulsion of 4,000 Hmong to Laos Could Turn Violent

http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5j2qLvUUGvXmG3OdmkqlQ71DdbgWA

 

US Offers Help for ‘Humane’ Solution to Hmong in Thailand

MSN News – 12/27/09

http://news.malaysia.msn.com/regional/article.aspx?cp-documentid=3764286

 

Thailand to Deport Refugees

News 24 – 12/27/09

http://www.news24.com/Content/World/News/1073/754f2493daab4040b420139c1822aa39/27-12-2009-02-30/Thailand_to_deport_refugees

 

Gov’t Boots Out Hmong to World Fury

Bankok Post – 12/27/09

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/30053/govt-boots-out-hmong-to-world-fury

 

 

 

Thai Army is Muddying the Waters Over Hmong Plight

The Nation - 12/27/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2009/12/27/opinion/opinion_30119262.php

 

Non-Refugee Hmong Victims of Human Trafficking: UNHCR

The Nation - 12/27/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2009/12/27/national/national_30119270.php

 

General Who Brought Hmong to Bitterroot, Missoula Vows Liberation of Those Left in Laos

Missoulian - 12/26/09

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_caa69436-f1d8-11de-b37e-001cc4c03286.html

 

Hmong Advocates Worry Thai Officials Will Send Refugees into Persecution

Wausau Daily Herald – 12/26/09

http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20091226/WDH0101/912260557/1981/WDHopinion/Hmong-advocates-worry-Thai-officials-will-send-refugees-into-persecution

 

Thailand to Begin Hmong Deportation Monday

Asia Pacific News – 12/26/09

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/1027036/1/.html

 

HRW Letter to Thailand’s Abhisit: More Christmas Day Hope for Hmong Regugees Who Fled Persecution in Laos

Media Newswire – 12/26/09

http://media-newswire.com/release_1108679.html

 

Laos Shuns Vang Pao’s Plans

The Nation – 12/26/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2009/12/26/national/national_30119208.php

 

Laos Waits for Thailand’s Confirmation About Hmong Repatriation

The Nation – 12 26/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/breakingnews/30119188/Laos-waits-for-Thailands-confirmation-about-Hmong-

 

Pressure Builds on Thailand Not to Deport Lao Hmong (Roundup)

Monsters & Critics 12/25/09

http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/asiapacific/news/article_1521467.php/Pressure-builds-on-Thailand-not-to-deport-Lao-Hmong-Roundup

 

Thai PM Quiets Concern on Hmong Repratriation

Brunei fm World – 12/25/09

http://world.brunei.fm/2009/12/25/thai-pm-quiets-concerns-on-hmong-repatriation/

 

Fears for Hmong Soon to be Deported by Thailand to Laos

BBCf News – 12/25/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8430417.stm

 

Thailand Says Lao Hmong Repatriation Will Go Ahead

Reuters – 12/25/09

http://in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-44984220091225

 

Thais Face Criticism in Hmong Expulsion

NewsOK – 12/25/09

http://www.newsok.com/thais-face-criticism-in-hmong-expulsion/article/3427474?custom_click=lead_story_title

 

Laos Says No to Gen Vang Pao;s Plea

The Nation – 12/25/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2009/12/25/regional/regional_30119180.php

 

Fears for Hmong Soon to be Deported by Thailand to Laos

BBC News – 12/25/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8430417.stm

 

Pressure Builds on Thailand Not To Deport Lao Hmong by New Year

Monstersandcritics – 12/25/98

http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/asiapacific/news/article_1521436.php/Pressure-builds-on-Thailand-not-to-deport-Lao-Hmong-by-New-Year

 

Haven for the Hmong  

The Washington Post – 12/25/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/24/AR2009122402755.html

 

US Lawmakers Worried Over Fate of Hmong – PM Says Deportation to Proceed as Planned

 Bangkok - 12/25/09

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/29939/us-lawmakersworried-over-fate-of-hmong

 

Repatriation of the Hmongs - UN and  US Urge Thailand to Halt Repatriation

The Nation – 12/25/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2009/12/25/regional/regional_30119163.php

 

Thailand May Send Hmong Back to Laos

The Washington Post – 12/25/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/24/AR2009122402864.html

 

UN High Commissioner for Refugee Appeals for Halt to Thai Plans to Deport Hmong Laos

Online PR News – 12/24/09

http://www.onlineprnews.com/news/15715-1261719400-un-high-commissioner-for-refugee-appeals-for-halt-to-thai-to-deport-hmong-to-laos.html

 

Hmong People Told to Leave Safe Homes in Thailand

LaosNews.net – 12/24/09

http://www.laosnews.net/story/581465

 

Amnesty ‘Appalled’ by Thai Plans to Hmong to Laos

Heraldsun.com - 12/24/09

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/amnesty-appalled-by-thai-plans-to-expel-hmong-to-laos/story-e6frf7jx-1225813543517

 

 

 

Thai PM Seeks to Calm Outcry over Possible Expulsion of 4,000 Hmong to Laos

The Canadian Press/Googlenews.com – 12/24/09

http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5hTL0KmE-Ub1S7tkRe5jOr9Gr81RQ

 

Thai PM Tires to Calm Protest Over Hmong Return

Taiwan News – 12/24/09

http://www.etaiwannews.com/etn/news_content.php?id=1140908&lang=eng_news

 

US State Department, Senate Urge Thailand’s Abhisit, Anupong to Stop Hmong Refugee Return to Laos

Media Newswire – 12/24/09

http://media-newswire.com/release_1108674.html

 

US Concerned at Possible Expulsion of Hmong by Thailand

Voice of America News – 12/24/09

http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/US-Concerned-at-Possible-Expulsion-of-Hmong-by-Thailand-80077542.html

 

UN Appeals to Stop Hmong Deportation

UPI.com – 12/24/09

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/International/2009/12/24/UN-appeals-to-stop-Hmong-deportation/UPI-45651261696652/

 

Thailand Set to Repatriate Lao Hmong Despite Concerns of Political Persecution

Voice of America News – 12/23/09

http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/23dec09-Thailand-Hmong-79977642.html

 

General Pao Provides New Hope

KMPH Ch 26 Fresno - 12/23/09

http://www.kmph.com/Global/story.asp?S=11726772

 

No Thanks to the State Department, the Last Remnant of the Vietnam War May Be About to End

The Huffington Post by Roger Warner – 12/23/-09

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/roger-warner/empeace-in-laos-at-last-e_b_401514.html

 

Bangkok Respects Rights and Laws in Repatriation: PM

The Nation – 12/23/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2009/12/23/national/national_30119010.php

 

Thailand Firm on Returning 4,000 Hmong to Laos

AFP – 12/23/09

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gfuqut1dxGsLdILRe3eb4OUSGqtA

 

Defenseless Laos, Hmong Refugees Face Overwhelming Force, Transport Caravan in Thailand

PR-Inside.com - 12/23/09

http://www.pr-inside.com/defenseless-laos-hmong-refugees-face-r1644200.htm

 

PM Asserts Repatriation of Ethnic Hmong to Laos Being Done Under Human Rights Principles

MCOT English Hews - 12/23/09

http://enews.mcot.net/view.php?id=13389

 

 

Repatriation of Hmongs - Bangkok Respects Rights and Laws in PM

The Nation – 12/23/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2009/12/23/national/national_30119010.php

 

Cambodia’s Deportation of Uighurs is Blatant Hypocrisy

The Nation – 12/23/09

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2009/12/23/opinion/opinion_30118980.php

 

Gen. Vang Pao Plans Return to Laos

The Sacramento Bee – Stephen Magagnini – 12/22/09

http://www.fresnobee.com/local/story/1758673.html

 

Fears Thailand Will Deport 4,000 Hmong to Laos

MSN News – 12/22/09

http://news.malaysia.msn.com/regional/article.aspx?cp-documentid=3758680

 

Hmong Renew Traditions at Merced Fairgrounds

Merced Sun-Star – 12/19/09

http://www.mercedsunstar.com/local/story/1237285.html

 

Obama Sends New Year’s Greetings to Hmong

AFP – 12/18/09

http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=7179041

 

General Vang Pao Kicks off Hmong New Year in Merced

ABC Ch 30, KFSN-TV Fresno – 12/18/09

http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=7179041

 

Surayud: I’ll Talk with Thasin (Wants to be Negotiator for Sake of the Nation

Bangkok Post – 12/19/09

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/29553/surayud-i-ll-talk-with-thaksin

 

Statement by President Obama on the Hmong New Year

White House Website – 12/18/09

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/statement-president-hmong-new-year

 

Hmong: More Refugees Forcibly Returned

UNPO - 12/16/09

http://www.unpo.org/content/view/10491/236/

 

Southeast Asia Games: SEA Games Raise Laos, Hmong Human Rights Problems

Media Newswire - 12/10/09

http://media-newswire.com/release_1107742.html

 

Nine Held After Rare Protest Attempt in Laos: Amnesty

MSN News – 12/10/09

http://news.ph.msn.com/regional/article.aspx?cp-documentid=3743040

 

SEA Games: Laos, Hmong Arrested Prior to SEAG of Concern to Amnesty International

Media Newswire – 12/9/09

http://media-newswire.com/release_1107568.html

 

Laos, Hmong Refugee Crisis: Thailand’s PM Abhisit, Anupong Should Stop

Earth Times – 12/8/09

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/laos-hmong-refugee-crisis-thailandrsquos,1080803.shtml

 

Vietnam, Laos Crackdown: SEA Games Avoided by Overseas Lao, Hmong in Protest

Online PR News – 12/7/09

http://www.onlineprnews.com/news/13786-1260203762-vietnam-laos-crackdown-sea-games-avoided-by-overseas-lao-hmong-in-protest.html

 

Laos, Thailand SEA Games Crisis: Lao, Hmong-Americans Urge Boycott

PR-Inside.com – 12/6/09

http://www.pr-inside.com/laos-thailand-sea-games-crisis-lao-r1617599.htm

 

Thailand’s Hmong, Laos Refugee Crisis: Abhisit Vejjajiva, Secretary Clinton Urged to End Repatriation

Earth Times – 12/3/09

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/thailandrsquos-hmong-laos-refugee-crisis,1074133.shtml

 

Open Access for Journalists to Lao Hmong Refugee Crisis in Thailand, Laos Urged

PR-Inside.com - 12/3/09

http://www.pr-inside.com/open-access-for-journalists-to-lao-r1613131.htm

 

McWilliams Appeals To End Repatriation of Laos, Hmong Refugees in Thailand

Media Newswire – 12/3/09

http://media-newswire.com/release_1107197.html

 

Hmong: Laos Religious Minorities Excluded From Society

UNPO – 12/2/09

http://www.unpo.org/content/view/10425/236/