Revealed: Thailand’s most senior human trafficking investigator to seek political asylum in Australia

Revealed: Thailand’s most senior human trafficking investigator to seek political asylum in Australia – Guardian, December 10, 2016
…For a respected and high-profile police investigator to flee the country and make such serious allegations will be highly embarrassing for the Thai government. Human rights groups have consistently said that the south-east Asian nation has turned a blind eye to the abuse of trafficked people and that many officials are implicated in the trade. Thailand’s military junta denies the claims.
Paween said he hoped Australia would grant him asylum.
“I worked in the trafficking area to help human beings who were in trouble,” he said. “I wasn’t thinking of a personal benefit but now it is me who is in trouble. I believe there should be some safe place for me, somewhere on this earth to help me.”
…Asked who stopped the investigation, Paween said through an interpreter: “Influential people involved in human trafficking. There are some bad police and bad military who do these kind of things. Unfortunately, those bad police and bad military are the ones that have power…”

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6 Responses to Revealed: Thailand’s most senior human trafficking investigator to seek political asylum in Australia

  1. Wiz says:

    Pol Gen Pavin who is now living in exile in New Zealand telling the Guardian that he is asking for UNHCR to gain the protection after the death threat from human trafficking mafia
    http://manager.co.th/Crime/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9580000136119

  2. Falang says:

    I Pray Australia gives him Asylum as he is a Dead Man Walking in Thailand .

  3. Wiz says:

    Pol Gen Pavin vs the Commander of 8th Region on Human Trafficking Mafia issue
    http://www.manager.co.th/Crime/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9580000136394
    http://www.manager.co.th/South/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9580000136301

    Phuket Wan has to shut down their website on 31 Dec due to Human trafficking Mafia threats
    http://www.thairath.co.th/content/547326

  4. Wiz says:

    Here is the what BBC Thai has broadcast the speech of Pol Gen Pavin on why he has to seek the political refugee status resign due to the threat from human trafficking mafia
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbabufMeu0U

  5. Wiz says:

    Big Too begging Pol Gen Pavin to come back home rather than asking for refugee status
    http://www.manager.co.th/Politics/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9580000137129

    After Pol Gen pavin stepping down, the sudden transfer ensued
    http://www.manager.co.th/Crime/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9580000136862

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