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‘Billy’ case marks test for human rights

More police forces join search for activist

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  • Writer: King-oua Laohong & Chaiwat Satyaem
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The Rights and Liberties Protection Department said Thursday the controversial disappearance of Karen human rights activist Porlajee, "Billy", Rakchongcharoen in Phetchaburi might dent Thailand's reputation for human rights protection. 

Phinnapha Phrueksaphan, wife of missing Karen activist Porlajee Rakchongcharoen, and her son appealed on Tuesday at the Phetchaburi province hall for information on her husband's disappearance. (Photo by Kosol Nakachol)

Mr Porlajee was last seen on Thursday last week, said Pol Col Narach Sawetanant, the department director-general.

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