BOUKHAM, Laos — On Aug. 28, the chief of Boukham village in Savannakhet province, Laos, ordered the families of three detained Christians in the province to sign documents renouncing their faith. Human Rights Watch reported that the family members refused. A crackdown in other parts of Laos continued, with new incidents reported the same week in Attapue and Borikhamxay provinces.…
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