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December 29, 2009 7:21 AM

Thailand's ejection of Hmong refugees to Laos raises alarms

On Monday, the Thai military loaded more than 4,300 Hmong asylum seekers — residents of one of that country's largest refugee camps — into trucks and sent them home to their native Laos, forcibly repatriating them to a country many of them fear. In Sacramento, their relatives worried.

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