Indian navy ‘sank Thai trawler’

Indian navy 'sank Thai trawler' - BBC, November 26, 2008
The owner of a Thai fishing trawler has said the Indian navy sank it off Somalia's coast last week after wrongly assuming it was a pirate "mother ship"...


Brother of Israeli sentenced to death: Israel Police gave him to Thailand - Ha'aretz, November 26, 2008
...Akronik and Makhlouf were caught with 23,000 ecstasy pills in their possession that they had smuggled from Europe. They had planned to take the drugs from Thailand to sell in Japan, Australia and the United States.
...In 1997, a Thai court sentenced to death another two Israelis, who had been arrested in 1995 on suspicion of trying to smuggle 2.8 kilos of cocaine. Then president Ezer Weitzman lobbied the Thai king, eventually securing their release...

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