Laos

05/30/2010

General Council: Approved Resolution on South East Asia

 The General Council of the Nonviolent Radical Party, transnational and transparty (NRPtt), meeting in the Senate of the Italian Republic in Rome from 28-30 May 2010, is deeply concerned that many peoples of South East Asia, a region known for its economic growth, remain under totalitarian or authoritarian rule, deprived of basic political freedoms and rights.

11/03/2009

New attempt for a pacific protest in Vientiane : More than 300 arrests

More than 300 persons, who wre preparing for a pacific protest in Vientiane to call for ''human rights respect'' and a ''multipartite system'' were arrested on Monday 2 November 2009 by the ''secret police'' of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR), according to informations received today by the Lao Movement for Human Rights (MLDH).

10/26/2008

LAOS : 9ème Anniversary of the ‘’Student Movement of 26 October : The Flame of hope is always burning

Nine years after the “Movement of 26 October 1999” - this attempt for a peaceful walk of students, teachers and Lao citizens that was violently repressed by the Lao People’s Democratic Republic ( LPDR) totalitarian régime- the flame of hope is a
07/20/2007

vHomage to the Freedom Defender : Feng SACKCHITTAPHONG

The Lao Movement for Human Rights (LMHR) learned with sadness the death of Mr Feng SACKCHITTAPHONG, one of the three leaders of the ‘’ Social – Democrat Movement’’, emprisoned for 14 years in a gulag of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR) fo
10/19/2006

Open letter by European parliamentarians and Lao Movement for Human Rights to the authorities of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR)

Mr Choummaly SAYGNASONE, President of Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Mr Bouasone BOUPHAVANH, Prime Minister of Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Mr Thongsing THAMMAVONG, President of the National Assembly of Lao People’s Democratic Republi
08/18/2006

Two Christian Leaders Arrested in Xepone. The Religious Repression is ongoing

According to reliable information received by the Lao Movement for Human Rights (LMHR), two Christian leaders were arrested in mid-August 2006 in the Xepone district, in the South of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR), for practicing their f
07/12/2006

Repression against Lao-Hmongs Civilians: Enough is Enough !

A year after the summer 2005 worldwide mobilization for the survival of the Lao-Hmong populations of Xaysomboun, the international media and information received by the Lao Movement for Human Rights (LMHR) report that the violent repression campaign
02/10/2006

LAOS: MEP PANNELLA CALLS ON THE EU COMMISSION TO ACT ON THE DEPORTATION TO LAOS FROM THAILAND OF 26 BOYS AND GIRLS OF HMONG CHRISTIAN ETHNIC ORIGIN.

Bruxelles, February 9, 2006

Marco Pannella, an Italian Radical MEP of the ALDE Group, tabled today a Parliamentary question to the European Commission to denounce a grave episode that concerning the deportation fro, Thailand to Laos of 26 chil
02/02/2006

Laos: What became of the young Hmong refugees expelled from Thailand two months ago?

It has been nearly two months to the day that 27 Hmong refugees – one adult and 26 teenagers aged 13 to 16—who were taken in by the provisional displaced persons settlement of Ban Houai Nam Khao (Phetchaboun province, Thailand), were expelled by the
12/02/2005

The European Parliament condemns the violations of freedoms and calls for multi-party elections under international supervision

The European Parliament, during a mini plenary session in Brussels, adopted on Thursday December 1st, 2005, a resolution condemning the serious violations of Humans right in Laos, denouncing the "appalling repression" against the Lao-Hmongs popu
11/02/2005

50 European Parliament Members claim the release of the leaders of the ''Movement of 26 October 1999''

Fifty members of the European Parliament - representing fourteen countries and four political groups (Christian-Democrat PPE-DE, Liberal ALDE, Socialist PSE and Greens/ALE) - wrote a letter to the highest authorities of the Lao People's Democratic Re
09/08/2005

Appeal for support the demonstration on September 24th, 2005 to denounce the violence against the Lao-Hmongs

The Lao Movement for the Humans Right (LMHR) gives its total support to '' the Committee to Support the Persecuted Lao-Hmong Population in Laos'' in calling for a peaceful protest on Saturday September 24th, 2005 at 14h00 in Paris, to maintain
07/25/2005

Absence of Condoleezza RICE at the ASEAN meetings in Vientiane:

The leaders of forty or so organizations of the Lao Diaspora co-signed a letter addressed to the US secretary of State Condoleeza Rice on the 22nd of July 2005, a week prior to the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) meeting to be held on the 28th and the 29t
06/07/2005

Freedom for the Lao-Hmong guides of Thierry Falise et Vincent Reynaud

Two years ago, day for day in June 2003, two European journalists, Thierry FALISE from Belgium and Vincent REYNAUD from France, their Lao-American interpreter Naw-Karl MUA, as well as their three Lao-Hmong guides -- Mr. Tho MOUA, Mr. Pa Fue KHANG and
04/28/2005

The European Parliament denounces the Human Rights violations committed in Laos

The Lao Movement for Human Rights (LMHR) is pleased with the adoption, this Thursday April 28, 2005 in Strasbourg, of the annual report of the European Parliament on the situation of humans right in the world in 2004, in which the members of the Euro
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