enforced disappearance

16 Dec 2020
After eight years, civil society worldwide demands the government establish and reveal Sombath’s fate and whereabouts. Collated photo of Sombath Somphone.
14 Dec 2020
Two years after the disappearance of three Thai activists in exile in Laos, their families wait for answers as no progress has been made in the investigation.
8 Dec 2020
The Cambodian authorities must redouble their efforts to thoroughly, independently and impartially investigate the disappearance of Thai dissident Wanchalearm Satsaksit and determine his fate and whereabouts, said Amnesty International today (8 December).
4 Dec 2020
Six months after the disappearance of activist-in-exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, his friends and representatives of Amnesty International went to the Cambodian Embassy in Bangkok to submit a name list of 14,157 individuals who urge Cambodian authorities to ensure  effective, urgent, thorough and transparent investigation and to restore justice to Wanchalearm’s family.
14 Nov 2020
Sitanun Satsaksit, sister of missing activist-in-exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, is travelling to Cambodia to testify in her brother’s case, says Amnesty International.
3 Nov 2020
Missing activist-in-exile Siam Theerawut’s friends and family gathered for Siam’s 35th birthday on Saturday (31 October), as his fate remains unknown.
5 Oct 2020
Four months after the disappearance of activist-in-exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, last seen in Phnom Penh, his family is still searching for answers as there has been no progress in the investigation into his abduction. 
15 Sep 2020
The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances submitted a second letter to the Cambodian government over lack of progress in the investigation since the Thai activist was kidnapped from the front of his residence in Phnom Penh on 4 June 2020.
1 Sep 2020
On the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, our organizations call on the governments of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam to adequately investigate all cases of enforced disappearances in their respective countries, determine the fate or whereabouts of the victims, and ensure the victims’ families have effective access to justice and receive adequate reparations.
1 Sep 2020
On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the student activist group Spring Movement and Amnesty International Thailand organized the “Separation/(Silence)” exhibition at the 14 October Memorial in memory of victims of enforced disappearances in Thailand.
29 Aug 2020
Expressing profound concern over reports of enforced disappearances that have continued in a number of countries across South-East Asia, the UN Human Rights Office is urgently calling on States in the region to criminalize this egregious act and to prioritize ratification of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.
27 Aug 2020
The Myanmar government must determine the fate or whereabouts of scores of Rohingya who remain missing nearly four years after the beginning of Myanmar government security forces’ “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine State, FIDH and its member organizations Odhikar and ALTSEAN-Burma urged today (27 August).

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