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Activist who helped Thai villagers is shot dead

A gunman has shot and killed a prominent Thai activist who led protests that forced the government to relocate a proposed hydroelectricity plant. Just hours after Charoen Wattaksorn, 37, testified at an anti-corruption hearing, he was shot eight times by an assailant on a motorcycle as he got off a bus in the southern Prachuab Khiri Khan province on Monday night, Police Lieutenant Wuthithep Pensaeng said. Mr Charoen died on the way to the hospital. Police started an investigation. The activist was returning from Bangkok, where he had testified against alleged corruption among officials in Prachuab Khiri Khan before a parliamentary committee, Lt Wuthithep said.Full Story

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