Child-sex tourism in South-East Asia

Child-sex tourism in South-East Asia
Unwanted visitors

Aug 21st 2008 | BANGKOK
From The Economist print edition
The law catches up with travelling paedophiles

AFP Unswirled and shackled

IN THE 1970s he was one of Britain’s most popular entertainers. Now Paul Gadd, alias the glam-rocker Gary Glitter, is among its most reviled figures. On August 19th Vietnam expelled Mr Gadd after he had served almost three years in prison for indecency with two girls aged 11. Four days earlier another high-profile paedophile, Christopher Neil, a Canadian teacher (pictured), was jailed by a Thai court for 39 months for molesting a 14-year-old boy. Interpol had launched a worldwide hunt for Mr Neil after photographs of him having sex with boys were found on another paedophile’s computer, with his face blurred in a swirling pattern.

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Once upon a time there was a Rangoon University in Democratic Burma (YouTube in English and Burmese article)

Once upon a time there was a

Rangoon University in Democratic Burma

 (YouTube and first half in English

and followed by the Burmese article)


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Parallel Worlds, Myanmar-Malay

Princesses of Justice

and their fathers

Dr Osman Abd. Hamid @ Than Aung jumped out of the Myanmar frying-pan into the Malaysian fire

Dr Osman Abd. Hamid @ Than Aung

jumped out of the Myanmar frying-pan

into the Malaysian fire

ACA must made sure that there is fairness in investigations regarding the case of the Burmese Doctor from PUSRAWI.

In his SD, Dr Osman Abd. Hamid alleged the intimidation of police and attempted manipulation of his Medical Report.

In his statutory declaration, the doctor claimed that he had fled the country with his family following several visits by the police.

Among others, Osman also claimed that the police attempted to tamper with his statements.

No one seems to be investigating from that POV (Point of view) or complaint. Instead we are witnessing the threatening of the complainant and whistle blowers.

Comment written by ultraman kite, in Malaysia Today, August 22, 2008 | 11:17:38



Cops raid RPK’s house over doc’s SD

Malaysiakini news

Malaysia’s most famous blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin’s house was once again raided by the police. This time in connection with a statutory declaration made by a doctor from Hospital Pusrawi.A five-member team from the Bukit Aman police headquarters arrived at the blogger’s house in Sungai Buloh at 8am. They confiscated a laptop computer, a scanner and some documents.

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Irrawaddy;Junta Disrobes, Charges Leading Monk


Thursday,August 21,2008

The leader of the All Burma Monks’ Alliance (ABMA), Ashin Gambira, has been disrobed by the authorities and charged with multiple criminal offenses in the aftermath of the 2007 uprising.

His lawyer, Aung Thein, told The Irrawaddy on Wednesday that Gambira told him the authorities disrobed him after his arrest in November 2007 without following traditional procedures or consulting relevant monks’ organizations.

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Irrawaddy;Gambari May Leave Without Seeing Suu Kyi, Than Shwe


Thursday,August 21,2008

With one day of his current visit to Burma left, UN Special Envoy Ibrahim Gambari has still not met either opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi or junta chief Snr-Gen Than Shwe, creating doubts that his mission will bring any tangible results.

Sources within Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) said on Wednesday that Gambari was expected to meet her that day, but no encounter took place. It was rumored that Suu Kyi herself had cancelled the meeting because she believed it would produce no result.

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