enforced disappearance

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).
11 Aug 2020
Representatives of Amnesty International Thailand and Wanchalearm Satsaksit's family went to the Cambodian Embassy to seek progress on Wanchalearm's case. 
29 Jul 2020
Hear from friends and colleagues of missing activist-in-exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit about enforced disappearance, his abduction, and Wanchalearm as they have known him. 
19 Jul 2020
The Cambodian authorities have denied any knowledge about the disappearance of Thai activist in exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, claiming that Wanchalearm did not make any further visa renewal request after his visa expired on 31 December 2017, and that no Cambodian agencies have any additional information about his disappearance other than what has appeared in news reports.
17 Jul 2020
After more than a decade of deliberation, it is critical that the proposed law criminalising torture and enforced disappearance in Thailand meet international human rights standards to ensure both prevention and justice for these heinous crimes, the UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia said today (17 July). 
9 Jul 2020
The family of missing activist in exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit has filed a complaint with the Cambodian authorities calling for legal proceedings against the group of armed people who abducted Wanchalearm.
26 Jun 2020
Leading MEPs ask for clarifications on the abduction of Thai human rights activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit in Cambodia.

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