Burmese urge UK to help Myanmar migrant ‘scapegoats’ in Koh Tao murder

A group of burmese gathered in front of the Prime Minister Office on Friday afternoon (local time) and called for the UK government to carry out an Independently investigate the horrific murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, found dead on Thailand’s touristic island of Koh Tao. 
Photo by Sirada Kemnittatha
Photo by Sirada Kemnittatha
Photo by Sirada Kemnittatha
Dear All Myanmar around the World & the International Community,
We would like to invite you to join hands in hands with this unfair accusation of the murder case by Thai Police & Authority. The International and local community are now not able to trust that the two Myanmar nationals, Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, have not had their confessions forced out of them or that evidence against them has not been tampered with. As such we cannot also trust that they are responsible. This being said, we demand a full independent investigation to be conducted by the government of the United Kingdom into these deaths. This is in the hope that the families of these victims may know justice has been served, and that the deaths of two more possible innocents might be avoided. 
Migrant workers, particularly from neighbouring Myanmar, have been used as scapegoats for crimes in Thailand. We, "Myanmar Community from United Kingdom and the Whole World" are urging the British Government to carry out an Independently investigate the horrific murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller and save these two innocent Myanmar nationalities please. the Thai police have tortured Win and Saw into signing false confessions. Aung Myo Thant, a Burmese lawyer who is part of a legal team sent by the Burmese Embassy in Bangkok, has witnessed firsthand multiple bruises on the falsely accused and has been refused access to a third man in custody, Maung Maung, a friend of the accused that is being used by the police as a witness.
It has been reported that Maung Maung has been badly beaten by the police and it is both highly suspicious and clearly obvious why they won’t allow him access to a lawyer or the media. 
Please kindly turn up and show your Solidarity with Myanmar Community in UK & around the World please.


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