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THE KOH TAO DEATH SENTENCES – THE REAL CHILLING EFFECT

In Andy Hall, David Hannah. murder Koh Tao, Investigations, Koh Tao Murders, lawyer, migrant workers, Zaw Lin by Andrew Drummond18 Comments

ONE LAW FOR THE UK – ANOTHER FOR BURMESE MIGRANT WORKERS The performance by Michael Miller outside the court in Koh Samui last week, in which he berated the two young Burmese sentenced to death for the murder of his brother and murder and rape of Hannah Witheridge on the Thai island of Koh Tao for showing ‘not a sign …

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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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THAILAND UNDER ATTACK AGAIN FOR MISTREATMENT OF MIGRANT HOTEL WORKERS

In migrant workers, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond3 Comments

NICE TOILETS FOR THAI STAFF  BUT S%$@&HOLES! FOR BURMESE! Fresh after damning reports of Thailand’s murderous treatment of foreign labour in the fishing industry, the human trafficking of Rohingya refugees, and ill treatment of Burmese in the pineapple industry a Swedish watch dog groups have now published a scathing attack on how Thai hoteliers treat Burmese workers. Fair Travel and …

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KOH TAO MURDERS – LOST IN TRANSLATION

In migrant workers, murders, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond5 Comments

The last article on this site “Boiling water and beatings, claim Burmese workers” has been deliberately mistranslated and is currently circulating around Thai media and social networking sites stating that I wrote that the men under arrest had been tortured. This is of course NOT a claim I have made. I have no knowledge of what happened to them while …

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DEMOCRACY? HANG ON A SECOND. DON’T YOU WANT FREEDOM OF SPEECH FIRST?

In Bangkok Post, Gilbert Akudos Ngidwe, migrant workers, military coup, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond2 Comments

THAILAND’S DEMOCRATIC MYTH – The Bangkok Post is currently running an editorial headed ‘Close Net on the Slave Trade’. The newspaper refers to an investigation by the Guardian newspaper in London into slavery in the fishing industry – where troublesome Burmese labourers have been literally murdered and thrown overboard. The details are horrific. One troublesome Burmese man was tied by …

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BRITISH ‘SPY’ ON THE RUN FROM THAI AUTHORITIES

In Andy Hall, General News, migrant workers, Myanmar, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond9 Comments

-THAIS SEEK ADVISOR TO BURMESE HEROINE AUNG SAN SUU GYI – HE’S A SPY!- Pineapple canner calls for jail and US$10 million damages. From Andrew Drummond, Bangkok- (pic-Andy Hall with Aung San Suu Gyi in January) A British human rights activist and advisor on migration to Burmese heroine Aung San Suu Kyi was last night in hiding* in Thailand after …