Radio Free Asia: 15 December 2017 Students, NGO officials, and diplomats held a remembrance service in Vientiane on Friday to commemorate a prominent civil society leader who vanished five years ago at a police checkpoint outside the Lao capital, while rights groups...read more
FIDH: 15 December 2017 On the fifth anniversary of the enforced disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, we, the undersigned organizations, express outrage at the Lao government’s failure to independently, impartially, effectively, and transparently...read more
The Diplomat: 13 December 2017 The development suggests that more of the same is at work in this realm in the Southeast Asian state. Five years after Lao activist Sombath Somphone disappeared after being snatched off the streets of Vientiane by police, rights concerns...read more
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