The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission for Human Rights? (International Commission of Jurists) 2016

The Role of the ASEAN Chair? (International Commission of Jurists) 2016

Civil Society in Laos? (The Sombath Initiative) 2016

Enforced Disappearance? (The Sombath Initiative) 2016

Enforced Disappearance in the Lao PDR? (International Commission of Jurists) 2016

A State’s Key Obligations under the Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CPED)(International Commission of Jurists) 2016

Freedom of Expression in the Lao PDR? (International Federation for Human Rights) 2016

Laos’ International Human Rights Obligations & Committments? (Civil Rights Defenders) 2016

A Least Developed Country (LDC)? (The Sombath Initiative) 2016

What is…Enforced Disappearance in Lao PDR?

What is…Enforced Disappearance in Lao PDR?

Briefing paper prepared by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) Introduction “The phenomenon of enforced disappearances [...] is the worst of all violations of human rights. It is certainly a challenge to the very concept of human rights, denial of the right...

What is…Civil Society in Laos?

What is…Civil Society in Laos?

Briefing paper prepared by the Sombath Initiative Historically, the Lao PDR is a country of remarkable ethnic, linguistic and geographic diversity. Until recently, most communities, particularly in rural areas, were largely self- sustaining and locally-governed. A...