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By Amnesty International |
Following the murder of Lao activist-in-exile Bounsuan Kitiyano, whose body was found with three gunshot wounds in the forest in Si Mueang Mai district, Ubon Ratchathani, 10 human rights organizations call on the Thai government to independently investigate the murder and ensure effective remedy to the victim’s family and loved ones.
By Human Rights Watch |
Thai authorities should immediately and impartially investigate the killing of an exiled Lao political activist, Bounsuan Kitiyano, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday (24 May).
By Prachatai |
Human rights organizations have demanded an independent investigation after a Lao activist was shot and killed in a Vientiane coffee shop on Saturday (29 April).
By Prachatai |
<p>Khoukham Keomanivong, a UN-recognised Lao political refugee living in Thailand who was arrested last Saturday (29 January), was released on bail but restricted from traveling, Benarnews reported on 2 February.</p>
By Manushya Foundation |
<p>Manushya Foundation and Humanity Beyond Borders request the Lao PDR government to release environmental activist and woman human rights defender Houayheuang Xayabouly, also known as &lsquo;Muay,&rsquo; and to drop all charges against her without any delay.&nbsp;</p>
By International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) |
<p>On the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, our organizations call on the governments of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam to adequately investigate all cases of enforced disappearances in their respective countries, determine the fate or whereabouts of the victims, and ensure the victims&rsquo; families have effective access to justice and receive adequate reparations.</p>
By People's Network of Isaan Mekong Basin |
By International Federation for Human Rights |
<p>Thai authorities must immediately investigate the disappearance of Od Sayavong, a Lao activist seeking asylum, <a href="">FIDH and its member organization Lao Movement for Human Rights (LMHR)</a> urged today.</p>
By Manushya Foundation |
<p>Manushya Foundation, CIVICUS and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) call on the Government of Lao PDR to remove all unwarranted restrictions on civic space in the country ahead of its human rights review to be held at the United Nations (UN) in January-February 2020. The review will mark five years since UN member states made 33 recommendations to the Lao government that directly relate to barriers to open civic space. As of today, the government has partially implemented only three recommendations.</p>