Macam-Macam has been regularly turning up underreported stories from around Southeast Asia, for example, a report on Montagnard refugees seeking asylum in northern Finland.
I came across this story the other day – a group of Montagnard refugees from Cambodia are heading to Finland rather than returning to Vietnam and an uncertain future. So sad when people are unable to be reunited with loved ones and their ancestral homelands.
And it seems they are justifiably afraid. The US State Department’s latest report on Vietnam’s human rights record lists many instances of abuses against Montagnards.
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