Police say the believer was arrested for illegal logging, but sources say he was singled out for his beliefs
Three Vision Beyond Borders “volunteers” sent to Thailand, he groups says.
The three were moved to the capital of Luang Namtha province on April 8.
The trio accused of sharing bibles are confined to area around a guesthouse.
The country's national bomb-clearing agency sends less money to work teams in the provinces this year.
Organization fears they could be held through Laos’ New Year holiday.
Though provided with new housing and schools, many have no land to farm or ways to make a living, they say.
Special rapporteur Phillip Alston speaks with RFA after an 11-day tour of Laos.
Locals fearful that investment in Boten and other zones will benefit only Chinese
Philip Alston says improvements in the lives of the poorest have not kept pace with economic growth.
Most of the cases involved infrastructure development projects such as road construction and repairs throughout the country.
As government funding runs out, food donations needed for 230 interned in Somsanga Support Center
125 families must be relocated for the Nam Theun 1 dam, but they are demanding more money to vacate their land.
Deputy PM says proper soil analyses would have revealed that the dam had a flawed design.
Unsanitary clinics with unqualified doctors lead to patient deaths.
Philip Alston asks why so many live in poverty when Laos’ economy is booming
In ‘ghost projects,’ officials collected money but built nothing.
The plan raises concerns among international lenders about adding to Laos’ already heavy debt burden