Missing Sombath Still Dogging Laos
By Luke Hunt
Japanese Maintain Soft Approach Vying for Indochinese Influence
Tokyo has earned plaudits for its aid approach, but it wants support for its maritime disputes.
Sombath Disappearance Could See a Review of EU Aid to Laos
ASEAN’s EU Parliament Chairman presses Laotian officials to act.
Plight of Sombath Somphone Back in Focus
Pressure on Laos to producing the missing activist is rising, as is the cost of inaction.
More North Koreans Hiding in Laos
Many fear that 20 North Koreans, hiding in South Korea’s Vientiane embassy, could be deported.
Laos Approved for U.S. $5 Billion Loan for Rail Project
Laos has just gone deeper into debt with a U.S. $5 billion loan to build a Thailand-Vietnam rail link.
Somchai, Jonas, Sombath: Southeast Asia’s Missing Human Rights Warriors
Activists have brought human rights to the forefront in Southeast Asia.
Activist Mam Sonando’s Glimmer of Hope
Cambodian land activist Mam Sonando awaits a verdict on his appeal to overturn charges of insurrection.
Pressure Mounts on Laos Over Missing Activist
International concern over human rights in Laos is growing over the disappearance of Sombath Somphone.
The Curious Case of Sombath Somphone
Many are demanding answers regarding Sombath Somphone’s disappearance in Laos.