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Thai exile's parents seek information on his disappearance

AP  |  Bangkok 

The parents of a self-exiled Thai activist who disappeared after reportedly being extradited from have visited government offices and diplomatic missions to seek information about his fate.

Siam Theerawut is one of three exiles that human rights groups are expressing concern about because neither Thai nor Vietnamese authorities acknowledge holding them.

All three fled after a May 2014 military coup to neighboring Laos, where they continued political activities critical of their homeland. Thai authorities have been seeking their return on charges of insulting the monarchy.

After several fellow Thai activists in were abducted and killed earlier this year, the three are believed to have moved to

Siam's parents presented letters Monday to Thailand's National Human Rights Commission, the and the European Commission's office.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 14:51 IST
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