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SECOND CASE IN BBC LIBEL ROW IN THAILAND DISMISSED. BENT LAWYER GOES FREE TOO!

FRAUD IN THAI PROPERTY MARKET COVERED UP AMID CLAIMS THAT THE SYSTEM IS ROTTEN TO THE CORE. CAUGHT IN THE ACT BUT – STILL NO ACTION AGAINST BENT THAI LAWYER PRATUAN THANARAK  Briton Ian Rance, the second defendant in the Jonathan Head BBC libel case has today also been acquitted after the Phuket lawyer, who notarised […]

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 […]

BBC South East Asia Correspondent gated by Thai court

Judges in Phuket, dubbed this week as the most corrupt place in Thailand by the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand, have ruled that BBC South East Asia correspondent Jonathan Head, cannot travel around the region on news assignments without first seeking the courts permission – and paying more cash. In a case brought by a lawyer […]

BBC TO GO HEAD TO HEAD IN THAI COURT IN COMPUTER CRIME ACT CASE

The BBC is to support its south-east Asia correspondent Jonathan Head in a battle involving Thailand’s fraudulent property market after a court in Phuket accepted a case of slander under the country’s Computer Crime Act against him. Jonathan Head confronting Thai lawyer  Pratuan Thanarak in Phuket   Jonathan Head said today: “We will fight the […]

WILL THE BBC’S CORRESPONDENT BE IN COURT UNTIL RETIREMENT?

The BBC’s Jonathan Head, who is being sued for what a lot more foreign correspondents in Thailand should have been doing for years, is finding out just what it means to get involved in Thailand’s controversial legal system. Jonathan confronts lawyer in Phuket. Jonathan, who took up the cases of Briton’s Ian Rance and Irishman […]

NUMBER OF GUILTY PRISONERS IN THAI JAILS DROPS AGAIN…

…AS FLIGHT RISK BRIT HOPS IT NO WONDER ’65 PER CENT OF INMATES IN JAIL IN THAILAND ARE INNOCENT’ Subscribers to the numerous Facebook pages calling for justice in Thailand have little to rejoice in as the current military government continues to ignore their pleas – while instead continuing to search out Facebook users who […]

BENT LAWYER TAKES ON THE BBC BUREAU CHIEF UNDER COMPUTER CRIME ACT

CAUGHT BANG TO RIGHTS – BUT WAIT -THIS IS THE THAI JUDICIAL SYSTEM BBC South East Asia Correspondent Jonathan Head and two foreigners, who were massively being defrauded in Thailand, are being sued by one of Thailand’s infamous bent lawyers for libel under Thailand’s Computer Crime Act.                 […]

SEND THREE AND FOURPENCE WE’RE GOING TO A DANCE- KOH TAO MURDER TRIAL

‘I didn’t think checking the CCTV of the boats was relevant – nor was it worth checking the murder weapon’ I have been following the trial of the two young Burmese on Koh Samui and have been totally absorbed. It seems now reading the international press that few people outside Thailand believe in Thai justice […]

The Vard Saga Comes to Blows in a Bangkok Lawyers Office

CAUGHT TRYING TO GET FILES BACK FROM LAWYER – VARD IS CARTED OFF BY POLICE. The controversy over Jessie Vard, the young Irish girl who has been exposing Thai corruption on the internet after her dad was robbed of seven houses in Phuket, came to blows yesterday in a lawyer’s office in Bangkok. Former Dublin […]

BRITON WHO LOST BUSINESSES AND HOME WORTH £2 MILLION TO THAI ORGANISED CRIME – JOINS GROWING FOREIGN PROTEST

THAI BANKS COLLUDING IN SCAMS ON FOREIGNERS Ian Rance and family A British businessman who lost everything to organized crime on the holiday island of Phuket is joining the protest of foreigners who have been taken to the cleaners in Thailand. Ian Rance, 57, from Hertfordshire, lost everything in a scam identical to that of […]