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  • Thailand News

    Meatball mishap prompts prosecutors to grill Buriram thief

    Prosecutors have called for additional investigation into a case involving the theft of grilled meatballs, which were stolen out of desperation to cook for a man’s children and to share with his elderly, ill parents. This case raises concerns about whether it should be classified as a non-beneficial prosecution. The Lawyers Council of Thailand offered assistance, noting that the crime…

  • Thailand News

    Lawyer raises the bar after losing 1.1 million baht to scam

    A well-known lawyer in Ratchaburi province staged another protest outside a local bank after losing over 1.1 million baht to a call centre scam. The lawyer, who had previously used extreme measures to protest, threatened to take drastic actions if the bank did not return his money. During his last protest, the lawyer had poured poo over himself in front…

  • Thailand News

    Lawyer arrested for alleged rape and threats against female client

    A prominent lawyer and former parliamentary candidate was arrested yesterday for allegedly raping a female client and issuing multiple threats, leading to the victim’s severe emotional distress and a subsequent suicide attempt on a ship. Police Major General Thiti Saengsawang directed the arrest, carried out by Police Major General Teeradet Thamsutee and his team, including officers from various investigative units.…

  • Thailand News

    Police chief takes down lawyer for bribery charge

    The legal team of Police Commissioner-General Police General Torsak Sukvimol is gearing up to take down a high-profile celebrity lawyer who pointed his finger at the police chief in the bribery case. Lawyer Suteepong Chevitcharoen, flanked by Atchariya Ruangrattanapong, chairman of the Crime Victims Assistance Club and a key member of Torsak’s legal defence squad, made the announcement. The target of…

  • Guides

    Why do you need legal protection as a foreigner in Thailand?

    Legal protection might not top your list as a foreigner living in Thailand. But imagine having to navigate the Thai legal system without being fluent in the language or knowing the local culture. This is the reality for numerous foreigners in Thailand. You see, not all Thai experiences involve pristine beaches and colourful night markets. Sometimes, it also includes brushing…

  • Thailand News

    Thai man reports to police following sexual assault allegations

    Harn Rakchajitr, also known as Nen Ae, and his lawyer reported to the Don Mueang Police Station on October 30, following an accusation of sexual assault. Nen Ae, adamant about his innocence, arrived at the station at 10am, armed with chat records, money transfer receipts, and a willingness to negotiate. However, he denied any wrongdoing as alleged by his accuser,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai Lawyers for Human Rights honoured at Clooney’s Justice for Democracy Defenders gala

    The Clooney Foundation for Justice recognised the efforts of Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) at The Albies, a gala held in New York City. The TLHR was among six honorees from around the globe, celebrated for their work towards defending democracy activists and others who have been the target of legal harassment and persecution. The award ceremony was named…

  • Crime News

    Lawyer denies aiding Thai cyanide serial killer in evidence concealment

    Thannicha Aeksuwannawat, the lawyer of Thai cyanide serial killer Sararat Rangsiwuthaporn denied charges of assisting her client in destroying or concealing evidence. Thannicha reported to the Crime Suppression Division’s head office yesterday to face charges of aiding another person in evading punishment or receiving a reduced penalty by destroying or concealing evidence of crimes, in violation of Section 184. After two…