Publications related to Hmong

Oct 28, 2021

Hmong : UNPO submits ChaoFa Hmong case to UN Genocide Prevention Office

The letter, addressed to the Secretary General of the Office on Genocide Prevention, is part of a broader campaign from UNPO and the CWHP to raise awareness in the international community about the plight of Hmong in Xaisombun, Laos. UNPO had already succeeded in bringing the case to the attention of the Special Rapporteurs for Human Rights, Minority Issues and several other sectors. These sent a joint...

Oct 28, 2021

Hmong : UNPO submits ChaoFa Hmong case to UN Genocide...

UNPO has written a letter to the Office on Genocide Prevention and Responsibility to Protect over the subject of the ChaoFa Hmong in Laos. UNPO and its member the Congress of World Hmong People believe...

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Apr 23, 2021

Hmong in Isolation: Atrocities against the Hmong...

On 15 February 2019, the provincial authorities in Xaisomboun Province – a natural resource rich, mountainous region of Laos inhabited by the indigenous ChaoFa Hmong community – signed a deal...

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Jul 15, 2019

Hmong in Isolation

In advance of the 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, the UNPO and the Congress of World Hmong People (CWHP) have jointly submitted a report to...

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Jan 24, 2019

Hmong: Extreme Poverty and Humanitarian Crisis...

The report presents the conditions in which the ChaoFa Hmong live in Laos, which can be described as an extreme case of deprivation of basic living conditions and therefore, of abject poverty. Concerns...

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Oct 05, 2018

Persecution & Marginalization of Hmong Women...

Belonging to the Hmong ethnic group that still endures retaliation amongst Laotian society for its involvement in the “CIA’s Secret War” during the Vietnam War, Hmong women face not only...

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Mar 20, 2018

UNPO Submits Report for Midterm Universal Periodic...

In June 2014, UNPO's report on the occasion of Laos' UPR underlined the discrimination, uncompensated land confiscation, arbitrary arrests and violations of cultural and religious rights of the Hmong people. This...

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Feb 09, 2017

UNPO Releases Briefing Note on Intensified Laotian...

The members of the indigenous community that are hiding in the jungle are being subjected to frequent shelling by the Laotian army and there are allegations that the government is even using chemical weapons...

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Feb 02, 2017

UNPO Submits Report for Midterm Universal Periodic...

In 2014, UNPO’s report on the occasion of Viet Nam’s UPR underlined that the plight of the indigenous Khmer Krom and Hmong was largely centered on poor political will from the central Vietnamese...

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Jul 29, 2016

UNPO/TFD Conference Report: Prospects for Minority...

The report contains transcripts of the speeches given at the conference, namely the instructive contributions by Mr Urma Paes MEP (ALDE), Ms Johanna Green (Programme Manager at UNPO), Dr Jolan Hsieh (Taiwan...

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Jul 07, 2015

UNPO Submits Alternative Report on Viet Nam to...

The report highlights, among others, the marginalization and discrimination faced by Degar-Montagnard women. The violation of their human rights and fundamental freedoms raises serious concern, as their...

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Nov 10, 2014

UNPO Submits Alternative Report for CESCR Review...

For this occasion, UNPO has submitted an Alternative Report to the CESCR focusing on the situation of its members: the Khmer Krom, the Degar Montagnard and the Hmong who are minority groups and indigenous...

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Nov 10, 2014

UNPO Submits Alternative Report for CESCR Review...

For this occasion, UNPO has submitted an Alternative Report to the CESCR focusing on the situation of its members: the Khmer Krom, the Degar Montagnard and the Hmong who are minority groups and indigenous...

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Jun 17, 2014

Joint UPR Report Outlines Human Rights Abuses...

The UPR report focuses in particular on the situation of the Hmong people in the LPDR, who are subjected to inter alia discrimination, uncompensated land confiscation, arbitrary arrests and violations...

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Apr 01, 2014

UNPO Report to the UN CESCR on Discrimination...

UNPO submitted an alternative report in relation to the 53rd pre-sessional working group of the Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (CESCR) regarding the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. ...

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Nov 30, -0001

UNPO UN Reports Highlight Persecution Of Indigenous...

  On the occasion of the 80th Session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, UNPO has submitted two reports with highlight the state persecution faced by indigenous and...

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