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THAILAND: Australian academics voice concern for missing Somchai, Sombath

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File photograph of Thai human rights lawyer Somchai Neelaphaijit

Press Release : Academics of the Australian National University on Thursday submitted a letter to the diplomatic mission of Thailand in Canberra marking the tenth anniversary of the enforced disappearance of Thai human rights lawyer Somchai Neelaphaijit. Read More...

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