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The Hmong were small enough to throw under a bus.

Nice to know that size is the determining factor on whether genocide is permitted.

“The Secret War ended in the same year as the Vietnam War—1975. The Hmong did not feel this finality, for to this day they still are persecuted” (Memories of the “Secret War”). After the Americans left Laos and pulled out of the Vietnam War, it was obvious that they had lost the fight. Soon after, the Pathet Lao declared the Hmong people dead; they started searching and killing them. General Vang Pao was forced to leave the country when the American troops pulled out. They all knew that if he had stayed behind his fate would be torture and eventually death. Even the people he loved knew his fate if he’d stayed.

As a result of the Secret War, the Pathet Lao began hunting down and killing the Hmong people in mass numbers, this became known as the Hmong genocide.


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