Sombath photo

Statement of Concerned Australian and Australia-Based Scholars on Sombath Somphone

Today, 42 concerned Australian and Australia-based scholars sent an open letter to Senator the Hon Bob Carr, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, calling for further action regarding the December 15, 2012 disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone in Vientiane, Lao PDR.

The letter is available here.

For previous New Mandala commentary on Sombath: