Laos - Hmong Conflict

Hmong Conflict

The government of Laos has been accused of committing genocide against that country’s Hmong ethnic minority.

Some Hmong groups fought as CIA-backed units on the Royalist side in the Laos civil war. After the Pathet Lao took over the country in 1975, the conflict continued in isolated pockets. In 1977, a communist newspaper promised the party would hunt down the “American collaborators” and their families “to the last root”.

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Subdivisions Of Laos - Government and Politics - Hmong Conflict
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