Published: April 30, 2013 | By Vancouver Sun Podcasts
Posted in: From The Archives
It’s hard to guess when Sombath Somphone crossed the line from being an accepted and cherished champion of rural development in Laos to becoming a perceived threat to the one-party Communist state.
But early in the evening of last December 15 Sombath was stopped at a police checkpoint and then driven off in a pickup truck. He hasn’t been seen since.
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