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BRITISH PARLIAMENT TO DEBATE TOURIST DEATHS IN THAILAND

PRIME MINISTER TO RECEIVE PETITION The House of Commons will discuss the safety of British tourists in Thailand in an adjournment debate set for this Wednesday following a motion made by M.P. Hannah Bardell. This follows a campaign and petition on Change.Org by Reigate mother Pat Harrington whose son was killed in a ‘motorcycle’ on […]

KOH TAO FIASCO- WHERE’S THE SMOKING GUN?

 THE STORY WAS LIGHT ON FACTS – BUT THE LACK OF CREDIBILITY OF THE THAI POLICE MADE THIS ONE TRAVEL GLOBALLY. While the death of Belgian Elise Delamagne on the Thai island of Koh Tao has produced reams more negative publicity for Thailand this is a story I have kept well away from because the […]

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 […]

KOH TAO MURDERS DEFENCE TEAM ANSWER CRITICS

CASE FOR YOUNG BURMESE HIT BY FACTIONALISM The defence team in the Koh Tao murder case has denied what it describes as damaging claims made in a story on the Thai Visa forum in Thailand – sourced from the Samui Times website. Lawyers for the young Burmese men Wai Phyo and Zaw Lin have issued […]

KOH TAO MURDER APPEAL – NO RAPE, NO LUST, NO MOTIVE, NO PROPER DNA, NO CASE

BUT DEFENCE SHY OVER BRINGING THAILAND’S POLICE LABORATORY INTO DISREPUTE A summary of the appeal by the ‘Koh Tao Two’ against conviction and the death sentence for the murders of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller appears to totally demolish a sloppy prosecution case in the controversial trial in Thailand. The appeal highlights blatant […]

INTERNATIONAL INQUIRY SOUGHT OVER THAILAND’S POLICE DNA PRACTICES

STOP THAILAND’S QUALITY TESTING OF EXPORTS IF POLICE DO NOT COME CLEAN ON DNA, SAY EXPERTS Thai police are to be reported to an international regulator over their conduct in the investigation of two young Burmese men for the murders of Britons Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on a Thai holiday island. (EVENING STANDARD) International legal and […]

EDITOR QUITS THAILAND TO CAMPAIGN ‘FOR INNOCENT’ BURMESE IN KOH TAO MURDERS

‘I KNOW I WILL DIE TRYING’ The publisher and editor of the Samui Times online newspaper has returned to Britain after being troubled by the trial and guilty verdict against the two young Burmese Wai Phyo and Zaw Lin for the murders of Britons Hannah Witheridge and David Miller. Suzanne Buchanan was reported to be […]

DEFENDANTS IN KOH TAO MURDER CASE DID NOT ENJOY FULL RIGHTS TO A PUBLIC HEARING

JOURNALISTS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO TAKE FULL NOTES – Solicitors International A report by Solicitors International Human Rights Group has quietly condemned Thailand’s justice system after monitoring the trial of Burmese Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo for the murder of Briton David Miller and murder and rape of Hannah Witheridge. Couched in polite terms the […]

TOURIST DEATHS IN THAILAND -WHAT NEXT?

MORE RUMBLINGS IN THE UK The news that tourist deaths in Thailand have risen 54 per cent in a year is perhaps surprising. But more surprising is the fact that the statistics were released. With apologies to Don Wright of the Miami News – this cartoon was originally directed at Miami and south Florida after […]

‘It was murder…and we won’t let it rest’

SO FAR THAI POLICE HAVE SUGGESTED THEY MIGHT SUE INTERNET POSTERS.  BUT THE EMPTY THREATS HAVE NOT STOPPED ALLEGATIONS COMING FAST AND FURIOUS Nichola, Luke, James – FB Luke’s Legacy Holiday friends of Luke Miller whose body was found in the pool of the Sunset Bar on the Thai island of Koh Tao earlier this […]