Local news

Thailand arrests leader of Lao democracy group, deportation likely

A THAI researcher for Human Rights Watch tweeted today (Jan. 31) that Mr. Khukham Kaewmaniwong, the leader of the Free Lao pro-democracy group and who has UNHCR refugee status was arrested in Bangkok on Saturday Jan. 29 with the Thai authorities preparing to deport him back to Laos, Matichon newspaper said. Mr. Sunai Phasuk, the

Read more