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INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE IN THAILAND – AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT

In Hannah Witheridge, Uncategorised, Zaw Lin by Andrew Drummond

Jack Hansen-Bartel, with mask,  behind Andy Hall, with defence lawyer at court today It seemed a sober moment, perhaps even a warning to the media just as the  controversial murder trial of the accused killers of British  backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller was due to start on the Thai island of Koh Samui. “The Lawyers Council of Thailand is …

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KOH TAO MURDER TRIAL TO START TODAY

In Hannah Witheridge, murder, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

THAI JUSTICE ON TRIAL The trial over the controversial  murders of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller is to start in a few hours time on the Thai holiday island of Koh Samui. But first the judges will have to rule whether the defence will be allowed to examine DNA evidence and the method by which is was gathered …

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NEW PLEA FOR JUSTICE IN MURDERED BRITS CASE

In Andy Hall, Hannah Witheridge, Koh Tao Murders, murder Koh Tao, Uncategorised, Zaw Lin by Andrew Drummond

YOU CAN’T STOP THE MURDERS OF REFUGEES WITH SUSPECTED COMPLICITY BY PUBLIC OFFICIALS, BUT YOU COULD HELP STOP LEGAL MURDER IN THE THAI JUSTICE SYSTEM The Burmese Migrant Rights Network is issuing a further appeal for funds as the trial of Zaw Lin and We Phyp approaches in Koh Samui.  This is a court which has frequently bowed in favour …

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WERE THE TWO BURMESE FITTED UP FOR THE KOH TAO MURDERS? – LAWYERS TO ASK (Thai style)

In Hannah Witheridge, murders, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

– KOH TAO MURDERS –  Defence team in Koh Tao Murders want DNA checked and how it was gathered checked Defence lawyers for the two 21-year-old Burmese charged with the murder and rape of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on the Thai island of Koh Tao are to ask the court for a re-examination of DNA evidence which is being …

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Thailand’s Mystery Serial Killers

In Hannah Witheridge, Suthep Thaugsuban, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

ASSASSINS IMPUNITY IN THAILAND’S TOP HOLIDAY PROVINCE A serial killer is on the loose in Thailand but neither the Thai authorities or police have put the matter on top of their agenda. And of course it’s not really making headline news as the victims are all peasants. To be more precise they are all members of the Khlong Sai Pattana …

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KOH TAO JUSTICE CAMPAIGN – STATEMENT

In Hannah Witheridge, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

The Migrant Worker Rights Network has launched a new appeal to raise cash to defend the two young Burmese migrant workers Zaw Lin and Wei, both aged 21, who have been accused of the murders of Britons Hannah Witheridge and David Miller and the rape of Hannah on the Thai island of Koh Tao last year. Their appeal is published …

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No Foul Play in Koh Tao Suicide

In Hannah Witheridge, Sean McAnna, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

Sean McAnna leaving Koh Tao Koh Phangan island police in Thailand have ruled there is no foul play in the suicide of a French national who apparently hanged himself in a small rented beach hut in Koh Tao district. This may have sent a chill down the spines of people who heard the account of Sean McAnna, a friend of …

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Why The Trial Of Two Young Burmese For Murder Desperately Needs Monitoring

In Hannah Witheridge, murder, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

Flying Sporran’s Weekend Diary Yesterday in the UK the Guardian published a very good article about the plight of the two young Burmese charged with the murder of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on the Thai island of Kho Tao. The article carried criticism of Scotland Yard and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office in particular. Both had prejudiced the …