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UNESCO Appeals for the Release of a Former Lao Minister - 2003-09-24


The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization says in a statement that 63-year-old Latsami Khamphoui, a former deputy economy minister of the Lao government, has been imprisoned in Laos since 1990 under very harsh conditions.

UNESCO says Mr. Latsami was imprisoned for preparing a rebellion and propaganda against the government. He has served 13 years of his setence and is said to be in poor health.

UNESCO has issued "a humanitarian appeal for clemency" to the Lao government.

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