Bangkok Post: 11 December 2014
The number of days since Sombath Somphone went missing are marked on a website created especially for him, but they also are a painful reminder to his wife and his supporters of his disappearance more than two years ago.
The supporters met on Thursday at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand to remind the world that efforts to find the missing Lao activist will never end. “It is important for me to know that Sombath’s disappearance is not forgotten,” his singaporean wife Ng Shui-Meng said.
The website, www.sombath.org, keeps track of the time – 726 days have passed since he disappeared on Dec 15, 2013, while driving home from his office at the Participatory Development Training Centre in Vientiane. CCTV footage shows him being taken away by Lao police on that evening.
“Today marks the 726th day … that Sombath was taken from me and my family. Even after 726 days, the shock, the pain, the anguish have not lessened,” she said. Continue reading “Missing Lao activist not forgotten”