Chinese human rights defenders YANG Chong and WU Yuhua, UNHCR-recognized refugees, have been charged with immigration offences in Thailand. They could be deported to China, where they would face risks of unfair trial and torture.Chinese human rights defenders YANG Chong and WU Yuhua, UNHCR-recognized refugees, have been charged with immigration offences in Thailand. They could be deported to China, where they would face risks of unfair trial and torture. 1) TAKE ACTION Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Immediately and unconditionally release Yang Chong, and lift all restrictions and drop all charges against him and Wu Yuhua
- Not return Yang Chong and Wu Yuhua to China or another country where they would be at real risk of persecution, torture or other serious human rights violations or abuses
- Accede to the UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol.
Contact these two officials by 8 November 2018:
Prime Minister of Thailand Prayuth Chan-o-cha Government House Pitsanulok Road, Dusit Bangkok 10300 Thailand Fax: +66 2 288 4323 Email: [email protected] Salutation: Dear Prime Minister
Ambassador Virachai Plasai Royal Embassy of Thailand 1024 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20007 Phone: 202 944 3600 I Fax: 202 944 3611 Contact form: http://thaiembdc.org/contact/ Twitter: @ThaiEmbDC Facebook: @Thaiembdc Salutation: Dear Ambassador2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 175.18. Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES