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UN raises concerns about summary executions, enforced disappearance and deportation of activists

(UN ຍົກບັນຫາເຣື່ອງສິດທິມະນຸສໃນ ລາວ ເຊັ່ນ: ການຮີບຮ້ອນປະຫານນັກໂທສ, ການບັງຄັບໃຊ້ກົດຫມາຍ ບຸກຄົນຫາຍສາບສູນ ແລະການເນຣະເທສນັກເຄື່ອນໄຫວ) Civic space in Laos is rated ‘closed’ by the CIVICUS Monitor. The fundamental freedoms of association, expression and peaceful assembly remain severely restricted while impunity persists in…

Sombath Somphone

Laos: 11 Years of Government Inaction on Sombath Somphone’s Enforced Disappearance

Bangkok – On the 11-year anniversary of the enforced disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, we, the undersigned civil society organizations and individuals, strongly condemn the Lao government’s continued failure to provide necessary…

King Romans

US, UK, Canada Sanctions Target Southeast Asian Scam Operations

The coordinated sanctions have been imposed on those responsible for major criminal operations in Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar. The United States, United Kingdom, and Canada have imposed coordinated sanctions against 14 individuals and entities for…

Sombath Somephone

Australia: Urge Laos to Address Rights Abuses

Use Bilateral Dialogue to Press for Action on Enforced Disappearances (Sydney) – The Australian government should press Lao government leaders to end their systemic human rights violations when the two governments meet for a bilateral…

Dr. Richard Saisomorn