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
Bangkok Post: 14 December 2017 The year-end period is supposed to be the time for celebrations with loved ones. But for Ng Shui Meng, wife of the missing rural community developer in Laos, Sombath Somphone, this time of year is traumatic. On the evening of Dec 15,...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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