Laos



Damned by dam construction? Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong river

Dam construction in Laos has an enormous detrimental impact on the Mekong river, and the people who depend on it for their livelihood in Vietnam and Cambodia. Laos is doing little to address the situation. Cambodia and Vietnam suffer from the drastic consequences of dam construction.






ASEAN’s shame: Where is Sombath Somphone?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Sarah Caroline Bell The sun had set on a warm Saturday evening in Vientiane. For most, December 15 2012 was just another weekend, but…


What does Laos have to hide?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Sarah Caroline Bell You cannot speak out, protest about, or write negatively about the government unless you want to spend 16 years in prison,…