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Former U.S. Ambassador honored and memorialized today

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 12:13 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Former U.S. Ambassador Howard Eugene Douglas is being honored and memorialized today by the Center for Public Policy Analysis (CPPA) and a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including Lao and Hmong-American human rights and refugee groups, ... More >>

U.S. Senate: Laos, Hmong Veterans Burial Honor Effort

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 3:31 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

The U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is slated to conduct  a markup hearing tomorrow, July 17, to press forward legislation, and further examine and study , the unique service of ethnic Laotian and Hmong veterans who served in covert ... More >>

Laos: Opposition to US Funding of Bomb Clearing From Vietnam

Monday, 15 April 2013, 11:33 am | Center for Public Policy Analysis

The Center for Public Policy Analysis (CPPA) and a coalition of Lao and Hmong non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are opposing a controversial multi-million dollar U.S. State Department program to remove unexploded Vietnam-era ordinance and bombs from Laos. More >>

No Easter in Laos, Vietnam, for Persecuted Christians

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 9:38 am | Center for Public Policy Analysis

“There is no Easter in Laos and Vietnam for numerous Christians, and other minority and dissident religious believers, who have simply disappeared or have been persecuted, or killed, at the hands of the military, security forces and secret police,” said ... More >>

CPPA Lauds Philippines, Australia for Release of Hostage

Monday, 25 March 2013, 2:08 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

The Center for Public Policy Analysis (CPPA) is lauding the governments of the Philippines and Australia for their tireless efforts in negotiating the successful release of Australian hostage Warren Rodwell held captive on Mindanao island by Islamic militants ... More >>

Laos Officials Criticized for Obstructing Investigation

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 12:26 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

The Center for Public Policy Analysis (CPPA), United Lao for Democracy and Human Rights (ULDHR), the Lao Human Rights Council (LHRC), the United League for Democracy in Laos, Inc. (ULDL), the Laos Institute for Democracy (LIFD), and a coalition of ... More >>

Three Lao-Americans From Minnesota Missing in Laos

Friday, 1 March 2013, 12:37 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Three Lao-Americans From Minnesota Missing in Laos February 28, 2012 (Revised and Updated), Washington, D.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Bangkok, Thailand For Immediate Release The Center for Public Policy Analysis (CPPA) and the United Lao for Democracy ... More >>

Laos Should Abide By European Parliament Resolution

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 11:53 am | Center for Public Policy Analysis

A coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are hailing the passage of a resolution by the European Parliament expressing its deep concerns regarding the recent disappearance of Laotian civic activist Sombath Somphone at the hands of Laotian ... More >>

Laos/Hmong Veterans Burial Honors Bill introduced in Senate

Friday, 8 February 2013, 11:36 am | Center for Public Policy Analysis

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Representative Jim Costa (D-California), and a bipartisan coalition in the U.S. Congress, are advancing legislation that would grant burial honors to Lao and Hmong-American veterans of the Vietnam War in Laos, ... More >>

Laos, Hmong Veterans Honored At National Ceremonies

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 1:16 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

National memorial and wreath-laying ceremonies are being held in Washington, D.C., Arlington National Cemetery, and the U.S. Congress, to honor Lao and Hmong veterans of the “U.S. Secret Army” in Laos, their American clandestine advisors, and their ... More >>

Laos Human Rights Advocate Dies

Saturday, 26 November 2011, 3:22 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Washington, D.C. , and Vientiane, Laos, November 25, 2011, For Immediate Release info@centerforpublicpolicyanalysis.org Contact: Jade Her or Philip Smith Center for Public Policy Analysis Tele. (202) 543-1444 More >>

Laos, Hmong Veterans' Burial Honors Advanced in Congress

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 11:18 am | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Key leaders of the Laotian and Hmong-American community have joined with the Center for Public Policy Analysis (CPPA) in Washington, D.C. to seek to honor Lao and Hmong veterans and their families and work to grant the veterans burial rights at U.S. ... More >>

Laos, Hmong Veterans of Vietnam War Fight For Burial Honors

Sunday, 23 October 2011, 5:02 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Laos, Hmong Veterans of Vietnam War Fight For Burial Honors Washington, D.C. and Fresno, California, October 21, 2011 Center for Public Policy Analysis More >>

Will Thailand’s Army Intervene To Halt Red-Shirt Victory?

Monday, 4 July 2011, 3:27 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

With polls closing in Thailand today, concerns have been raised by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Policy Analysis that elements of the Royal Thai Army may militarily intervene in the post-election aftermath of Thailand’s recent election ... More >>

Canada National Day, Royals' Visit, Commemorated

Sunday, 3 July 2011, 12:20 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Canada National Day, Royals' Visit, Commemorated Ottawa and Toronto, Canada and Washington, D.C., July 1, 2011 For Immediate Release: More >>

Nine Hmong Catholics Killed During Mass Arrests in Vietnam

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 12:56 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Vietnam security forces, including over 15,000 soldiers from various Vietnam People’s Army units, backed by allied armed forces from Laos, have sealed off much of Dien Bien province in Vietnam and arrested over 2,400 ethnic Hmong citizens of Vietnam, ... More >>

Vietnam: 14 Die as Troops Converge On Hmong

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 9:38 am | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Fresh combat regiments of Vietnam Peoples Army's soldiers are now converging in a key province of Northern Vietnam to attack and arrest thousands of Hmong Catholic, Protestant and independent Animist religious believers demonstrating for human rights, ... More >>

Vietnam Crackdown: More Hmong Killed As Army Deploys

Saturday, 7 May 2011, 6:17 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

More Hmong protesters have been killed or arrested in Dien Bien province today as Vietnam deploys additional army units and thousands of soldiers and police to seek to contain mass demonstrations and the spread of discontent with the policies of ... More >>

Laos: Appeal for Release of 3 Hmong-Americans

Friday, 22 April 2011, 10:14 am | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Washington, D.C., Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, April 21, 2011 Center for Public Policy Analysis info@centerforpublicpolicyanalysis.org More >>

Laos, Vietnam Troops Execute 4 Hmong Christians

Saturday, 16 April 2011, 3:55 pm | Center for Public Policy Analysis

Christian persecution and religious freedom violations have continued to expand and spread to key provinces in Laos, according to the Center for Public Policy Analysis and other rights organizations tracking the issue. Yesterday, four Lao Hmong Christian ... More >>

 

 

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