Economic, social and cultural rights
Land and housing rights and evictions
Housing Complete for Villagers Displaced by Nam Thuen 1 Hydropower Project
The Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Project has handed over new homes to residents who have been affected by the project. Some 88 new homes are now ready to house displaced people and families impacted by the hydropower project in Bolikhamxay Province.The new homes are located ...
Villagers in Laos Resist 50-year Land Concession to Thai Developer
Residents of seven villages in Laos’ Luang Namtha province are resisting a 7,000-hectare land concession granted to a Thai company that would force them to relocate.The villagers are also concerned that the proposed industrial zones that would be developed on the site by Thailand’s Amata ...
RFA’s Lao Service