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6 Apr 2022
Sitanun Satsaksit, sister of missing activist in exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, submitted to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) on Monday (4 April) a statement calling for the UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) to address Cambodia’s failure to investigate Wanchalearm’s disappearance.
1 Apr 2022
Two men who claimed to be officers from Krathumbaen Police Station, Samut Sakhon, visited missing activist Siam Theerawut’s mother at her home on Tuesday (29 March), claiming to be looking for Siam, and asked to enter the house without presenting IDs or a warrant.
22 Dec 2021
Sitanun Satsaksit, sister of missing activist-in-exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, has sent letters to three Thai government agencies asking for updates on their investigation into her brother’s enforced disappearance, but has yet to receive a reply.
2 Nov 2021
Friends and family of activist in exile Siam Theerawut, who went missing 2 years ago, met at his family home in Samut Sakhon on Saturday (31 October) for a gathering on his 36th birthday, while his fate remains unknown.
15 Oct 2021
Sitanun Satsaksit, sister of missing activist in exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, has been charged with violation of the Emergency Decree for giving a speech at a protest on 5 September 2021 at the Asoke Intersection.
8 Jun 2021
A year after the disappearance of Thai activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit, his family still waits for justice while official investigations seem to have stalled. 
4 Jun 2021
Prachatai speaks to Sitanun Satsaksit, sister of missing activist in exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, about the progress in her brother's case, and how her life has changed since she made the decision to do everything she can to find and call for justice for her brother.
4 Jun 2021
 A year after Wanchalearm Satsaksit vanished, authorities say there is no proof he was abducted in Phnom Penh. A joint investigation reveals details of the Thai dissident’s escape from Thailand, life in exile in Cambodia and the last days before he disappeared.
4 Jun 2021
The Thai and Cambodian authorities have failed to investigate the disappearance of Thai activist in exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, who was abducted from his residence in Phnom Penh on 4 June 2020, says Human Rights Watch. 
27 Mar 2021
Sitanan Satsaksit, sister of missing Thai activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit, testified to the Department of Special Investigation on 25 March on her brother's disappearance and said she has evidence of her brother being in Cambodia before he went missing. 
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.
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.

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