May 2009

British Prisoner In The Frame For Orobator Jail Pregnancy

Samantha Orobator Prisoners in a notorious jail in Laos are to be quizzed over their relationship with a pregnant British woman accused of drug smuggling as it emerged that a fellow British prisoner could be the father. The trial of Samantha Orobator, from south London, will be delayed until the father is identified, it emerged […]

In Her Tucker Bag! Jail And Transportation For Girl

This is a blog onlyI have been watching the case of Annice Smoel, the 36-yr-old woman from Melbourne, Australia, with interest – not least because publications in Australia have been ringing me for the SP. Annice Smoel has been all over the Australian press and television for the last three days because she has been […]

Of An Embassy And Brits Part111-A Never Ending Story

Of an Embassy and Brits in the sh*t  111- A never ending storyLink to Bangkok Post ‘Investigation’This is a blog only and comes with a cash saving tip for holders of expensive British passports.Warning: But it’s probably an offence to alter your British passport. Pixtures: Andrew Chant & Foreign Prisoner Support Service No sooner had I closed […]

Laos Postpones Trial Of British Woman In Torture Jail -Laos

Link to Andrew Drummond at SKYLink to AD at Daily ExpressLink to Evening StandardFrom Andrew DrummondVientiane, Laos, May 5th 2009The Communist Laos government  postponed the trial of Briton Samantha Orobator late today after denying access to a Human Rights lawyer sent to prepare her defence.But a British Consular official Paul Lawrence, from the British Embassy […]