Laos and L Guide - Resources and Review

Organisation supporting and promoting the human rights and civil rights of the Lao and Hmong people in Laos and Thailand, and opposing forced repatriation of refugees.
Basic reference information about Laos, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
The Archive collects materials relating to the resettlement of South
east Asian refugees and immigrants in the United States (and to a lesser extent, worldwide), and the culture and history of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. There is a special focus on materials pertaining to South-east Asians in California, and back issues of the Southeast Asian Archive's quarterly newsletter.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Laos and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
Basic reference information about Laos, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Laos. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Maps, photographs, information on Laos and its people, and general tourist information on the country and its regions.
Directory of political, historical, and cultural resources pertaining to the countries of East and Southeast Asia, with essays and reports on topical issues.
Set of political and relief maps produced by the CIA covering all the countries in Asia.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Laos, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
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