[PDF] Laos: Caught on camera. The enforced disappearance of Sombath Somphone

Author: Amnesty International , Published on: 13 June 2013

Sombath Somphone, aged 61, is a well-known and respected member of civil society in...Laos...[O]n 15 December 2012...traffic police stopped Sombath...He was taken away in a pick-up truck and never made it home. Six months on, his fate and whereabouts remain unknown...[In Laos], public opposition to human rights violations associated with development – including loss of land and livelihoods – is rarely tolerated.

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