Lao PDR campaigns

Laos & Thailand: Investigate enforced disappearances of Sombath Somphone and Od Sayavong | Joint Statement

Civil society groups urge Laos, Thailand to investigate enforced disappearances, reveal fate of Sombath Somphone and Od Sayavong 15 December 2019: On the seventh anniversary of the enforced disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, we, the undersigned organizations, urge the Lao … [Read more...]

Civil Society Denounces Adoption of Flawed ASEAN Human Rights Declaration: AHRD falls far below international standards

On 19 November 2012, Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) joined a statement by a group of NGOs raising deep concerns about the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration adopted by the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on 18 November 2012. The NGOs stated: "We will not use it in our work as groups … [Read more...]

Laos: Khamphouvieng Sisa-At | Letter

Re: Khamphouvieng Sisa-At To: Bounyang Vorachit, Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Mr. Alounkeo Kittikhoun, Permanent Mission of Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the UN From: Monique Pongracic-Speier, member of LRWC Date: 2004-06-07 LRWC is distressed by information … [Read more...]