09/28/2018

Urgent Action: Chinese Refugees at Risk of Refoulement (Thailand: UA 175.18)


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.

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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 Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

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