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Impunity not just for the military

PPT has often posted on the abject failure of Thailand’s so-called justice system. We have also posted on the impunity enjoyed by officials – mostly in the corrupt military – who torture and murder citizens. 382 more words

Foreign Criminals Cost Us £850 Million

We all know that when Tony Blair welcomed five and a half million immigrants into our country he didn’t do us any favours, but he also let in a lot of criminals. 726 more words

Britain

The Day I First Saw Blood

It was a humid day. Kahit sem break, we had a NAT review. When I had decided to went home, I also thought that it would be better if I walk. 428 more words

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The Dictator on the Thai justice shamozzle

A shamozzle is a mess. That may not be the absolute best description of the Thai justice system, but it is accurate. A better word would need to capture a justice system that is politically-driven and marked by incompetence, corruption and an inability to deliver anything like justice. 533 more words

Canada's justice costs are soaring while crime rate sinks — and the Supreme Court is to blame: report

VANCOUVER — Canada is a much safer place than 20 years ago but policing, legal, judicial and correctional costs have gone through the roof, according to a new report from the Fraser Institute. 611 more words

News

Indigenous People Day

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/seattle-replaces-columbus-day-indigenous-peoples-day/

The city council in Seattle has officially ridded of Columbus day and changed it to Indigenous Peoples Day. This has sparked some debate within the community, some saying “What about Italian Americans?” A fair question. 152 more words

What do prison employees care about?

Call him Irving, an amazing inmate and an amazing person. I first met him in my creative writing class. He was one of those rare students that I could give a few writing principles to and he would run with them. 499 more words

Prison