August 18, 2022
From left: Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Wanchalearm Satsaksit; Khliang Huot, former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and Prime Minister Hun Sen; Front: Wanchalearm Satsaksit and Phnom Penh deputy governor Khliang Huot (Photo illustration: Michael Dickison)

Who Is Wanchalearm?

He worked for the current Bangkok governor and was photographed with an ousted Thai premier and a current Phnom Penh deputy governor. Missing since 2020, Wanchalearm Satsaksit also helped other Thai dissidents flee to Cambodia. But his associates have sought to erase all ties.

Nhek Bun Chhay at a meeting in Takeo where he inducted new members on August 17, 2022. (Nhek Bun Chhay's Facebook page)

KNUP’s Nhek Bun Chhay Inducts Minor Party Defectors

Political party leader Nhek Bun Chhay has inducted a slew of new members into his party who had defected from the floundering Cambodia National Love Party and the defunct Khmer Power Party.