FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Former Thai prime minister Anand Panyarachun has appealed to the Lao government to do more to locate the missing activist Sombath Somphone, who disappeared in Vientiane nearly a month ago.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Human rights violations are again an issue in Laos – and a thorn in the side of a government more concerned with centrally-planned economic policies – following the death 61-year-old Tiang […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Laos is facing mounting international pressure over the disappearance of civil rights worker Sombath Somphone last December. Some have called for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to intervene, […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The European Union has put the case of the prominent development worker Sombath Somphone back on the international agenda, threatening to review foreign aid to Laos after officials there failed to […]