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THAI JUSTICE ON TRIAL AGAIN AS BURMESE AWAIT THEIR FATE IN ‘PARADISE’

In Andy Hall, British Embassy, David Hannah. murder Koh Tao, Hannah Witheridge, Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, migrant workers, murder Koh Tao by Andrew Drummond18 Comments

  With just two days to go before the court in Koh Samui, Thailand, returns a verdict on the two young Burmese accused of the murders of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on Koh Tao the defence pro-bono lawyers, appointed by the Lawyers Council of Thailand, and the Migrant Workers Rights Network have put out a statement detailing why Wai …

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‘JUSTIFIABLY PROUD’ BRITISH CONSULAR SERVICE PROMISES TO REMOVE DIGIT

In British Embassy, British Law, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond5 Comments

FAMILIES OF MURDER VICTIMS ABROAD TO GET MORE ASSISTANCE The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office is to set up an ‘Access to Justice Unit’ to help the families of victims of murder and manslaughter overseas. The move follows criticism from the families which included demonstrations in London and a review by the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee. According to an FCO …

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BRIT AMBASSADOR WAS PAID TO PROMOTE GT200 – DON’T IT MAKE YA SICK

In British Embassy, GT200, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond8 Comments

Recently I have had to delete quite a few ranting posts against the British Embassy in Bangkok. Perhaps this needs an explanation. The fact is that Embassy officials are working under very restrictive rules about what they can and cannot do for British citizens in Thailand. There are more can’t dos than can dos. This is not their fault. Probably …

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PLEASE TAKE DOWN THE UNION JACK KEV!

In British Embassy, Kevin Harper, Uncategorised by Andrew DrummondLeave a Comment

 YOU CANNOT EVEN REPRESENT BRITONS IN BRITAIN  – AND THAT GOES FOR YOUR DISREPUTABLE COLLEAGUE TOO! Many Brits, particularly readers of the satirical magazine ‘Private Eye’ will have heard the name of a partnership of crooked British lawyers known by the fictional name Sue, Grabbit and Runne. Pattaya has managed to produce another fine partnership – in this case becoming …

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BRITISH EMBASSY PAYS FOR ‘RAILROADED ROUGH JUSTICE’ –

In British Embassy, Child Sexual Abuse, Investigations, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond4 Comments

ARE THE CHILD ABUSE NGOs IN CAMBODIA STEPPING OVER THE LINE? -Or is everybody accused of child sexual abuse a lying pervert only fit for the scaffold? A report commissioned by the British Embassy records how a Briton convicted and sentenced to seven years jail in Cambodia for child sexual abuse was given absolutely no justice in a Cambodian court …

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Foreign Office Minister on Andy Hall – Thai Government Cannot Interfere with Judicial Process

In Andy Hall, British Embassy, General News, Natural Fruit, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond2 Comments

Hugo Swire, British Minister of State for the Foreign Office, has stated that although Embassy officials had spoken to official of the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Thai Government cannot interfere with the judicial process in Thailand. The question was put by M.P. Kerry McCarthy in relation to the attempted prosecution of human rights activist Andy Hall and the …

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THE EMBASSY COMPUTER – IT SAYS NO! –

In Andy Hall, British Embassy, Flying Sporran, One Stop Service Center, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond9 Comments

BUT THE MAN FROM NATIONAL FRUIT – HE SAY YES! Battling workers’ rights campaigner Andy Hall who is being sued till kingdom come by the Thai conglomerate National Fruit is having trouble again with the local mission. The British Mission, that is in Wireless Road. ‘The Best Consular Service in the World’ The Consular Offices at the British Embassy are …

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WHY DIDN’T THE EMBASSY THINK OF THAT?

In British Embassy, Daily Mail, Flying Sporran, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond14 Comments

FLYING SPORRAN’S DIARY British citizens who are not enamoured with the help they get from the British Embassy in Bangkok will not be surprised to read today that the British government makes £56 million a year just by keeping people on hold on the telephone. I laughed my socks off when I read today’s Daily Mail. Actually according to the …