Exiled Thai Activist Abducted in Phnom Penh, Rights Group Says

A Thai pro-democracy activist living in exile in Phnom Penh was abducted by a group of armed men on Thursday evening while just outside his apartment, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a statement.

Cambodian officials on Friday said they had no information about the abduction of Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a political activist affiliated with the pro-democracy United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, known as the “Red Shirt” movement, while the U.N. human rights office in Phnom Penh said it was conducting inquiries.

Wanchalearm fled to Cambodia after the May 2014 military coup in Thailand that saw Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha come to power.

In full: https://vodenglish.news/exiled-thai-activist-abducted-in-phnom-penh-rights-group-says/

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