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March 2017

UNWANTED IN PARADISE – PART 1 ‘ BRAINS’

A BBC CORRESPONDENT FACES FIVE YEARS FOR EXPOSING PROPERTY FRAUD IN THAILAND.  OTHERS WHO ARE RIPPED OFF FACE THE SAME FOR WHISTLE BLOWING BUT FOR THE BBC AND OTHER LIFESTYLE PROGRAMME MAKERS  ITS ‘BUSINESS AS USUAL’ AS ‘HOUSE HUNTERS’ ARE LINED UP BY TELEVISION PROGRAMMES OFFERING THEM DREAM HOMES IN PARADISE. BUT THEY DON’T GET […]

WHAT NEXT IN THE KOH TAO MURDER CASE?

COMMENT: HAND OVER THE FORENSIC LAB TO INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS The confirmation by the Court of Appeal of the conviction and death sentence of the two Burmese men, Wai Phyo and Zaw Lin, for the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on the Thai island of Koh Tao will not have surprised many. The fact […]

DRAFT LAWS AGAINST TORTURE AND ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES – THAI GOVERNMENT ASKED

Five legal and human rights organisations have called on the Thai government not to prevaricate against drafting laws allowing prosecutions for torture and enforced disappearances in the country. This followed a decision by the National Legislative Assembly on February 21st to seen the proposed new law back to the cabinet for another review. This all […]