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Wild Man Of Borneo Leads In Blowpipe War

In Flying Sporran, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

ObserverIn April 1987 Andrew Drummond, while working for The Observer, went in search of Bruno Manser who was supporting the Penan tribe in Sarawak’s 6th Division in their blowpipe war againt government supported loggers.At the time the Malaysian government actively discouraged journalists from visiting Sarawak

Letters From Death Row – By Kevin Barlow

In Flying Sporran, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

In January 2008 two Canadian tourists were shot dead by a Thai policeman in Pai a village predominantly populated by hill tribes in the northern Thai province of Mae Hong Son. The village, once a picturesque backwater for backpackers going on treks had more recently become one of northern Thailand’s top tourist destinations, with many high-end guesthouses. Nevertheless it was still …