Foreign Press Calls for Thai Authorities to Drop Charges on HK Photo Journalist Anthony Kwan

Foreign Press Calls for Thai Authorities to Drop Charges on HK Photo Journalist Anthony Kwan
Anthony’ Kwan arrested in Thailand for carrying safety vest
Anthony Kwan arrested in Thailand for carrying safety vest

BANGKOK – The Foreign Correspondents’  Club of Thailand today issued a statement calling on the Thai security authorities to drop criminal charge pressed on a HK journalist in wearing life protective gears while covering the bomb explosion incident on Ratchaprasong last Monday.

Anthony Kwan, who was assigned by Initium Media Technology last week to cover the aftermath of the Erawan shrine bomb, was stopped at Suvarnabhumi Airport as he was about to board a flight back to Hong Kong.

He is being charged with possessing an illegal is being charged under the 1987 Arms Control Act, which prohibits the possession of military equipment without a licence. – PBS

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