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A Cover Up in Thailand

28/04/2014

Matt.Owens.Rees; Thailand Writer

KIRSTY JONES MURDER COMMUNIQUES COULD DAMAGE ANGLO-THAI RELATIONS

‘FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT’ MOVE REJECTED

PLUS – DEMO AT THE FCO AND DISPELLING A KIRSTY JONES MYTH

Edited article from Andrew Drummond.

Sue Jones the mother of Kirsty Jones, the 23-year-old gap year student who was murdered and raped in Chiang Mai 13 years ago appears to have come to a dead end in seeking closure on one of Thailand’s most controversial crime cases involving a foreigner.

Two days ago at a demonstration organised by the Support for Victims of Murder and Manslaughter Abroad along with others she criticised the Foreign Office saying it could do more to help the families of those killed.

She had tried through the Freedom of Information Act to get the FCO to release files and communiqués after the incident.

Her request was refused apparently, she said, because it could damage Anglo-Thai relations.

Sue said, “The…

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