Human rights groups on Sunday gathered outside the Lao embassy in Bangkok to mark the disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone in Vientiane a year ago.
A Thai activist holds placards with portraits of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone outside the Lao embassy in Bangkok on Sunday, Dec 15. A demonstration marked the anniversary of his disappearance a year ago. (EPA photo)
In the Lao capital, a market fair was planned Sunday by Sombath's wife, Singaporean Ng Shui Meng, to commemorate her husband's disappearance, Focus Global South officer Shalmali Guttal said at the Bangkok protest.
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