Van Thong

Released Dec 6, 2007

Held 375 days  Arrested November 2006 in Lao People's Democratic Republic

Prisoner Details

Pastor Van Thong and 11 other local pastors were arrested on Nov. 26, 2006, for attending meetings organized by Christian leaders from the West. Van Thong is the head of Lao Evangelical Church in his province. He has been denied visitors and is being held indefinitely.

Petition Officials

  • Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations

    Email Address

    Mailing Address

    317 East 51st Street

    New York, NY 10022

    Other Contact Information

    Telephone: 212-832-2734, 212-832-0095

    Fax: 212-750-0039

  • Phiane Philakone


    Mailing Address

    Embassy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

    2222 S Street NW


    Washington DC

    District of Columbia


    Other Contact Information

    Telephone: 202-6670076

    Fax: 202-3324923


  • Choummaly Siyasone


    Mailing Address

    President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic



    Other Contact Information

    Telephone: 856-21-214-207

    Fax: 856-21-214-208