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HRW urges authorities to reveal activist whereabouts

Publication date 25 March 2019 | 11:57 | ICT

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Cambodian authorities to immediately reveal the whereabouts of a land activist who was “forcibly disappeared” in Preah Vihear province. It said it was the first time such a thing had occurred since the

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