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UN UrgesThailand to Speed Probe into Missing Activist

The United Nations human rights office this week called on the Thai Government to speed up investigations into the disappearance a year ago of a Thai ethnic minority environmental activist. Activists say the case marks another worrying sign for rights under the country’s military government. Ethnic Karen activist Porlajee Rakchongcharoen disappeared in April last year after park officials said he had been briefly detained, questioned and released by the Kaeng Krachan National Park...

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