Cambodia won’t probe activist ‘abduction’

Cambodian police have ruled out a probe into the disappearance of a self-exiled Thai activist after he was allegedly abducted in broad daylight outside his Phnom Penh apartment.

Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a 37-year-old critic of the Thai government, was dragged into a black car on Thursday afternoon by a group of armed men while he was buying food near his apartment, according to Prachatai website.

Citing several witnesses and CCTV from security cameras, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says he was on the phone with a colleague when he was taken by “a group of armed men”.

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