Thailand's justice system fails to protect witnesses in high-profile case

On July 23, the Criminal Court sentenced Angkhan Khammoonna, Sutthinan Nonthing, and Phansin Uppanan _ all holding the rank of senior sergeant major _ to death for premeditated murder and hiding a corpse. Pol Lt Col Sumit Nunsathit was sentenced to life imprisonment for premeditated murder, while Pol Col Montri Boonlue was sentenced to seven […]

Opportunities to support marginalised groups in Thailand must be seized

Stateless children in Thailand face many uncertainties growing up. It was World Population Day on Wednesday and the theme this year was "universal access to reproductive health services". This is an issue child-centred development organisations like Plan International, whom I work for in the Asia Regional Office, feel passionately about. We live in a world […]

Joe Gordon freed

h/t to Andrew Spooner who was first with the scoop on this one. As with many things these days, news broke on Twitter, at about 10 pm last night: We telephoned our source & they stated that had seen & spoken to Joe Gordon outside of the prison & that he had been released at […]