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Wife of Lao Activist Calls on Government to 'Come Clean' on Husband’s Fate

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The wife of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone is calling for judicial reforms in Laos and for the government clarify the fate of her husband, saying she will “never give up” in seeking the truth behind his disappearance. Shui-Meng Ng, made the appeal as rights activists marked the fourth year since his enforced disappearance from a police checkpoint in the Laos capital of Vientiane in December 2012. “The message to the [Laos] government is ‘come clean’ — tell us the truth...

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