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THE ‘CHILLING EFFECT’ – KOH TAO SUSPECTS SACRIFICED FOR BRITISH GOVERNMENT INTERESTS?

In Hannah Witheridge, murder, Uncategorised, Zaw Lin by Andrew Drummond8 Comments

‘I feel considerable unease’ – Justice Green Case No: HQ15X0311 Queen Bench Division, High Court of Justice The two young Burmese accused of the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on the Thai island of Koh Tao were sacrificed by the British authorities in the interests of continued police co-operation between the Royal Thai Police and Scotland Yard. Ruling …

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WIN US$1000! from self appointed ‘Master of Ceremonies’. Two jailed in Bangkok on lese majeste charges

In Drew Noyes, murder, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond23 Comments

Bangkok Post Two young graduates were jailed for five years to, reduced to two and a half because they pleaded guilty, on lèse majesté charges in Bangkok.  The news travelled quickly around the world but what seemed to come across was how dignified the students have actually behaved. Patiwat Saraiyaem, 23, and Porntip Mankong had been accused of insulting the …

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NANA BAR GIRL MURDER – FURIOUS SUSPECT ‘WILL RETURN’

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SHOW US YOUR PROOF – LAWYERS SAY. “All Brit wanted was ‘love’” Lawyers representing Shane Looker, the 45-year-old Briton accused of murdering a Bangkok prostitute, chopping up her body, putting it in a suitcase and throwing it into a river have reacted furiously to an attempt by Thai Police to put out an Interpol Red Notice. They claim they have …

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SLIGO COLLEGES ‘EXPENSES SCANDAL’ SUPERVISOR FOUND DEAD IN THAI VILLAGE

In Buri Ram, murder, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond2 Comments

#JohnFintanBrett ALLEGED ROMANCE WITH POLICEMAN’S DAUGHTER A former school supervisor and goalkeeper for Sligo Rovers FC has been found dead in north east Thailand near the Cambodia under suspicious circumstances. John Fintan Brett, 68, whose named also featured in the  Sligo College expenses scandal  trials was found in a house in the provincial capital of Buri Ram 220 miles north …

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THAI RIVER KWAI KILLER COP TRANSFERRED BACK HOME

In Adam Lloyd, murder, Somchai Wisetsingh, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond1 Comment

‘BANG, BANG, BANG’, KILLER ON RIVER KWAI MOVES BACK TO HOME TOWN (From the Flying Sporran in Kanchanaburi) Just ten years after being sentenced to death, later reduced to 50 years, and later again reduced to 32 years, Police Sergeant Somchai Wisetsingh, who brutally murdered Britons Adam Lloyd, 24, and Vanessa Arscott,23, in Kanchanburi, has been transferred from Thailand’s top …

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

In Hannah Witheridge, murder, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond5 Comments

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 …

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KOH TAO MURDERS – PROTESTERS DEMAND BRITISH INVESTIGATION IN LONDON

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 WHILE BRITAIN’S AMBASSADOR TARGETS THAI MEDIA –  Protesters demanding an British government investigation into the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were successful today in handing their petition into the British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street. The demo attracted quite a large crowd  including Burmese and Thai – although as usual only a selected few were allowed …