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AN END TO THAILAND’S SHAMEFUL TIGER ‘SANCTUARY’

In Edwin Wiek, Kanchanaburi, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond18 Comments

Picture used to promote a tour of Tiger Temple. Spot the mistake! Yes, you’re right. The baby is not yet actually in the tiger’s mouth Officers of the Department of National Parks were still moving animals out of Wat Pha Luang Tu Bua in Kanchanaburi, best known as the ‘Tiger Temple’, today after finally acting against what has been one …

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BRITISH EMBASSY: ACCORDING TO OUR USUAL POLICY WE DID NOT ATTEND TO HELP YOU

In Alan Morison, Edwin Wiek, Natural Fruit, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond6 Comments

BUT MAYBE NEXT TIME ONE OF THE EUROPEAN WALLAHS MIGHT HELP** Flying Sporran’s Weekend Diary Well here we all are and according to a Suan Dusit Poll 8.82 out of every ten of Thais seem quite happy with the actions of the country’s military government.  The Europeans, Brits, and Americans are of course not happy with this state of affairs …

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NOT GUILTY – ANIMAL RESCUE WORKERS CLEARED 2 YEARS AFTER ‘BRUTAL’ RAID

In Edwin Wiek, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond1 Comment

WILDLIFE FRIENDS FOUNDATION BOSS AND WIFE CLEARED OF WILD CHARGES The Appeal Court today cleared Edwin Wiek, Jansaeng Sangnanork, and the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) on charges of illegal wildlife possesion and other crimes after they were arrested in what they describe as a ‘brutal raid’  that lasted almost 10 days in February 2012. According to a WFFT statement …

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A THAI COMPROMISE VERDICT – WILDLIFE FRIENDS OF THAILAND HAD PROTECTED WILD LIFE – COURT SHOCK RULING!

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THAI COURT MAKES CRIMINALS OUT OF WILDLIFE PROTECTORS – BUT ALLOWS THEM TO CONTINUE RESCUING ANIMALS! Westerners are sometimes confused by verdicts and rulings handed out in the criminal courts in Thailand. Actually criminal law in Thailand is based on British criminal law, but there have been more than a few changes made over the years since it was introduced …

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'I WILL GO TO JAIL FOR MY ANIMALS' PLEDGES WILDLIFE RESCUE CHIEF

In Department of National Parks, Edwin Wiek, General News, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond12 Comments

 Thailand caught left footed in ‘vendetta’ against popular animal rights man Edwin Wiek, the popular founder of the Wildlife Friends of Thailand, said today that he would go to jail rather than profer bail money in what he says is a vendetta being carried out against him by the Department of National Parks. He says he has been charged with …