The Detroit Asian Youth Project’s website has a great statement from the father of teenager Chonburi Xiong who was killed by the police in his own home:
"My name is Pang Blia Xiong. I was born in a small farming village in Laos on December 31, 1956. I did not have much of a childhood because my country was torn apart by war. When the Americans came to Laos, they asked our people, the Hmong, to help fight the Communists. I did not know much about America, but my parents told us it was our duty to help the Americans..."
And it goes on from there. It's a touching letter, and I hope people see some resolution and closure to this issue soon.