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LAOS PRISONS - SAMKHE PRISON
SAMKHE PRISON - LAOS

Luang Prabang Prison Loas
Located 3 km from the City of Vientiane. Samkhe is a domestic jail beyond the statue of General Kaison Pomvihan. Turn right to Nong Niang Village, take the dirt road through the village and you will discover Ban Samkhe.

Please let us know if you have any information regarding any of the inmates listed below which can allow us to keep this page updated & current. If you know of a prisoner who needs contact please contact us here

ACT NOW TO SAVE A LIFE

Your support to all political prisoners in Somkhe Prison is urgently required. Where there is no court sentence, there is no hope of being released. No government has the right to detain a person indefinitely. This is in direct violation of the UN Declaration of Human Rights.

FPSS urge you to write your concerns to your government/Embassy in support of the political prisoners listed below.

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POLITICAL PRISONERS IN OTHER SAMKHE PRISON (2003)
Note: This information is as accurate as the Laos Government will allow at this time.

Serial Name Nationality Gender Classification Arrest Date or arrival to Phonthong Court Sentence Consular Access Information
1Ouday VilaysukLaoMalePolitical7/May/84No sentenceNoReleased 2004 [unconfirmed]
2Sivilay PhongkhamLaoMalePolitical8/Nov/88No sentenceNoReleased 2004.
3Noi Chanthi In-AtkhamLao-thaiFemalePolitical18/Mar/90No sentenceNo-
4Bounmy Phong Xiong Lao-HmongMalePolitical27/Sep/92No sentenceNo
Updated 6 FEB 2008
Lao-Hmong Male Political 27/Sep/92 No sentence No Was taken to the Lao court in 2004 and given a 20 year sentence allegedly seeking democratic reforms in Laos. Due for release 2016. Sadly Bounmy died in hospital upon his release.
5Norneng Sae YangLao-HmongMalePolitical24/Jan/96No sentenceNoWas taken to the Lao court in 2004 and given a 20 year sentence for allegedly seeking democratic reforms in Laos. Due for release 2016.
6Kaiseng ThammalatLaoMalePolitical-1994No sentenceNo-
7Sen Xiong YangLao-HmongMalePolitical28/Oct/94No sentenceNo- Was taken to the Lao court in 2004 and given a 20 year sentence for allegedly seeking democratic reforms in Laos. Due for release 2014. Family members in the US are still trying to access through diplomatic channels.
8Xienthi InthachakLaoMalePolitical6/Sep/96No sentenceNo-
9Bounchan ChanthavongLaoMalePolitical5/Sep/95No sentenceNo-
10Suthep SaisinLao-thaiMalePolitical12/Jan/95No sentenceNo-
11Bunlieng Phinmalai LaoMalePolitical24/Dec/96No sentenceNo-
12Bunlam DouangchanthongthipLaoMalePolitical25/Dec/96No sentenceNo-
13Khamkhueng KeoduangphenLaoMalePolitical24/Dec/96No sentenceNo-
14Boualai NouantavongLaoMalePolitical24/Dec/96No sentenceNo-
15Dam KhundalaLaoMalePolitical24/Dec/96No sentenceNo-
16Chanthorn KeomaniLaoMalePolitical24/Dec/96No sentenceNo-
17Dom PhongmaniLao MalePolitical24/Dec/96No sentenceNo-

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