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December 15th, 2017 – On the fifth anniversary of the enforced disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, we, the undersigned organizations, express outrage at the Lao government’s failure to independently, impartially, effectively, and transparently investigate Sombath’s disappearance, reveal his whereabouts, and return him to his family.

To read the full statement, please visit: ​https://www.sombath.org/en/2017/12/five-years-on-122-organizations-worldwide-demand-to-know-where-is-sombath/