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MEDIA CENSORSHIP IN THAILAND – THE TRUTH

In criminal libel, David Hanks, FCCT, Jonathan Head, Khun Sa by Andrew Drummond1 Comment

  The Thai Government has now admitted what we have known all along. It is going to strictly control the foreign media in Thailand and those journalists guilty of ‘inaccurate reporting’ will have their visas revoked and possibly much more. The military led government has introduced new visa laws which in reality allow a ban all freelance journalists operating Thailand. …

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BRITISH EMBASSY AND FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS BACK BRITISH JOURNALIST’S FIGHT AGAINST FOREIGN CRIMINALS

In Andrew Drummond, Jonathan Head, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond10 Comments

The British Government has supported moves by the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand calling on the Thai authorities to review ‘frivolous’ criminal defamation cases brought against a veteran British foreign correspondent, who has been investigating foreign crime in Thailand. Britain’s Ambassador Mark Kent and FCCT President Jonathan Head, the BBC’s South East Asia Correspondent have expressed their concern independently to …

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Thai Prime Minister – Dissolves Parliament

In General News, Jonathan Head, Uncategorised, Yingluck Shinawatra by Andrew Drummond9 Comments

(pic: Students at Assumption college joined the protest from behind school gates) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament today as tens of thousands of ant-government protesters converged on Government House in Bangkok in the ‘protest to end all protests’. Yingluck who had offered to hold a referendum finally gave into pressure as the city became clogged with whistle blowing …