After releasing villagers challenging a land concession, Lao authorities detain another.
The seven Lao villagers wanted more compensation for land given to a rubber plantation.
Work on the Mekong dam in northern Laos has gone beyond preliminary preparations, an environmental group says.
A riparian organization says it will ‘fight to the end’ over a hydropower project in Laos.
The World Bank refutes a report which said that some of the villagers who were resettled to make way for the Nam Theun 2 project have no electricity.
Hydropower projects on Laos’s rivers have reservoirs that are too small and cause an unsteady water flow, a researcher says.