Australian Film Maker James Ricketson, Facing 10 Year Sentence for Flying a Drone in Cambodia

Ricketson was arrested after he used a drone to film the final rally of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party before local elections.

Australian Film Maker James Ricketson, Facing 10 Year Sentence for Flying a Drone in Cambodia

  PHNOM PENH – One of Australia’s most famous movie directors testified Thursday in Cambodia at the trial of a film-making countryman facing a possible prison term of five to 10 years for flying a drone to capture images of an opposition political rally. Peter Weir, director of “The Year of Living Dangerously,” ‘’Dead Poets […]

Trial of Thailand’s Yingluck Fails to Break Shinawatra Machine

Trial of Thailand’s Yingluck Fails to Break Shinawatra Machine

– KHON KAEN – As the trial of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over an extravagant rice subsidy program winds to a close, her rural supporters are resisting attempts by the ruling junta to silence her family’s political machine. Yingluck and her Puea Thai Party say the trial is politically motivated, aimed at discrediting […]