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Chinese sandstorm, Laos resettlement, Bangladesh war crimes tribunal

By Judith Prescott

This week, large parts of northern China have been clouded by a sandstorm due to increased desertification. Also, a US-based watchdog has accused the largest hydroelectric plant in Laos of not honouring an agreement to compensate thousands of resettled communities in the area. And Bangladesh sets up a special tribunal to try people accused of war crimes.

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