British Embassy Abandons UK born Mauritian to Certain Death in Thai Prison

British Embassy Abandons UK born Mauritian to Certain Death in Thai Prison

When your friend and colleague is at imminent risk of death because an officer of the Royal Thai Police appears to be colluding with an international human-trafficking organisation to silence him, what do you do? When appeals for intervention to the British Embassy and multiple Thai authorities go unheeded you do everything you can with the tools available to you. And pray that it is enough…

Phuket – the Pariah Province?

Phuket – the Pariah Province?

Phuket, Thailand’s largest island, has long been a popular destination for foreigners. In the seventeenth century, it was courted by the British, French and Dutch empires for its precious tin. Today Mafia-like organisations are competing for a larger slice of...
Who made these phone calls? (And maybe killed me?)

Who made these phone calls? (And maybe killed me?)

Dear FCO Mumbai Thank you for providing the contact details of lawyers in Mumbai. As you can see from the attached letter, one of them drafted an FIR for me (kindly note their change in address). Following your advice to not go directly to the police for fear of being...
Is there any Justice in this World?

Is there any Justice in this World?

**** OPEN LETTER **** Dear Secretary-General Please refer the following to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group: We are deeply concerned that the State of Mauritius has fallen into systemic violation of the Harare Declaration. Please take note of the email below...