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Convert to Islam in Thai Prison

January 26, 2011
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This is an exclusive interview in one of Thailand’s biggest prison. Ameen (Mitchel) had served 18 years in Thai prison. After 11 years, he found Islam. He has converted to Islam for 6 years.This is the most inspiring and beautiful journey to Islam in the most unexpected time & place. Truly a conversation with one…

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Vanessa Goosen describes life in a Thai jail

December 12, 2010
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Vanessa Goosen was the guest speaker at Child Welfare SA provincial assembly in Grahamstown where she spoke about her life experiences in a Thai prison for 16 years.

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Surprise Search of Women’s Prison in Pattaya

May 27, 2010
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This video show the surprise search of the women’s section of Pattaya Remand Prison. Towards the end you can see some of the illicit goods they found such as knives and condoms.

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Thai executions reopen death penalty debate

September 22, 2009
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The executions last month of two convicted drug traffickers has reopened debate about the death penalty in Thailand. They were the first executions in six years and marked the end of an unofficial moratorium. At Bangkok’s Bang Kwang prison, more than 700 prisoners are on death row. Most Thai citizens favour executions, but the death…

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Two Thai Prisoners Executed

August 24, 2009
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Two drug traffickers on death row at Bang Kwang Prison were executed by lethal injections this evening in Thailand. They were Bundit Charoenwanich, 45, and Jirawat Phumpruek, 52. Both were arrested on March 29, 2001 for having 114,219 methamphetamine tablets in their possession. Convicted of drug trafficking, they were given the capital punishment. Although the…

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Australian Drug Smuggler Gets Life Sentence in Thailand

August 5, 2009
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Thailand has sentenced an Australian drug smuggler to life in prison. Andrew Hoods was convicted for carrying three kilograms of heroin. 36-year-old and unemployed, Andrew Hoods from Sydney confessed to trying to smuggle three kilograms of heroin out of Thailand.

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Author Jailed in Thailand for Lese Majeste

January 19, 2009
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In Thailand today a Thai court has sentenced an Australian writer to three years in jail for defaming the crown prince. Rights groups are up in arms saying this is the latest in a slew of lese majeste cases that are stifling freedom of speech in the country.

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Thai Prisoners Train in Olympic Boxing

January 17, 2009
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For most inmates crammed into Thailand’s prisons, fame, fortune, and freedom are just pipe dreams. But for around 200 inmates training at this Bangkok prison, the dream could come true–if they can win a place on the country’s national boxing team.

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A Canadian gets 3 1/2 years in a Thai jail for murder

March 21, 2008
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A Canadian woman has been sentenced to 3-½ years in a Thai jail today for killing her American partner. The deceased man claimed to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ and was facing fraud charges in Hawaii for taking money in the name of a cult he founded.

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Life in a Thai Jail

January 7, 2008
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ABC Australia gains unprecedented access into two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons.

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