October 19, 2020
Salem-News.com Laos articles
Salem-News.com (Jan-19-2013 13:34)
Laos: Alleged Enforced Disappearance of Human Rights Defender Mr Sombath SomphoneLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
“...authorities are not in a position to say exactly what has actually happened, why Sombath Somphone has gone missing, or who might have been involved in the incident” - Laos government
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A Human Rights defender in Laos has gone missing and evidence suggests he is in police custody, even though local authorities deny it.
Salem-News.com (Sep-13-2012 14:28)
Surviving the Peace: LaosSalem-News.com
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View a screening of the new short documentary film Surviving the Peace. For many, the US's secret bombing campaign in Laos during the Vietnam W ar and legacy of unexploded ordnance (UXO) is, at best, a foggy bit of our history.
Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2012 17:38)
Mending Fences in LaosRalph E. Stone Salem-News.com
More than 20,000 people have been killed by the bomblets and more than 98 percent of known cluster bomb victims are civilians with 40 percent of these children.
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Earlier this month U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first high level U.S. official to visit Laos since the Vietnam War.
Salem-News.com (Jan-08-2011 04:37)
Hmong People Mourn Death of Royal Lao General Vang PaoTim King Salem-News.com
Vang Pao, former general, Hmong leader, and enemy of the Communist Pathet Lao, passed away at the age of 81.
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Vang Pao, former Royal Laos general; noted Hmong leader and military leader, passed away in Fresno, California late Thursday. He had been hospitalized for the ten days before his death in Clovis, California.
Salem-News.com (Nov-10-2010 00:24)
Meeting on Cluster Munitions Opens in Laos, the World`s Most Affected CountrySalem-News.com
Between 1964 and 1973, the United States dropped more than 270 million cluster munitions over Laos. An estimated 80 million cluster munitions that did not explode on impact are scattered in rice fields, waterways and on roads...Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jun-13-2010 03:34)
Members of C-130 Crew Recovered From Vietnam WarSalem-News.com
Since late 1973, the remains of 927 Americans killed in the Vietnam War have been accounted-for and returned to their families.
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The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of nine U.S. servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been accounted-for and returned to their families for burial with full military honors.
Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2010 16:21)
Lao PDR Government and Hmong Chaofa Indigenous Resistance Clash in XaysombunSalem-News.com
It happened in Xaysombun Special Zone, Phou Bia Mountain, North-Central Laos.
On April 24, 2010, around 2:30 p.m. Lao time, Northeast of Mountain Phou Bia, Xaysombune Special Zone inside sources reported that there is very heavy fighting.