Two Italian men arrested for disrespecting the Thai flag.

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Re: Two Italian men arrested for disrespecting the Thai flag.

Postby thelost » Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:02 pm

I didn't really care much about the whole flag ripping thing ideal thing but when I watched them doing it, I just know they were going to be fucked because I know the Thai mentality.
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Re: Two Italian men arrested for disrespecting the Thai flag.

Postby John Bingham » Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:45 pm

Besides it being the (much-revered) national flag, they were basically vandalizing the place and kicked over a couple of plant pots too. That would get you in trouble in most countries.
I can't complain though, I did far worse at that age.
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Re: Two Italian men arrested for disrespecting the Thai flag.

Postby hanno » Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:28 pm

John Bingham wrote:Besides it being the (much-revered) national flag, they were basically vandalizing the place and kicked over a couple of plant pots too. That would get you in trouble in most countries.
I can't complain though, I did far worse at that age.
Sure, but that was before there were CTV's and smart phones every 2 meters.
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Re: Two Italian men arrested for disrespecting the Thai flag.

Postby Bertros » Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:17 pm

Where's Rick Monday when you need him.

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Re: Two Italian men arrested for disrespecting the Thai flag.

Postby John Bingham » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:28 am

hanno wrote:
John Bingham wrote:Besides it being the (much-revered) national flag, they were basically vandalizing the place and kicked over a couple of plant pots too. That would get you in trouble in most countries.
I can't complain though, I did far worse at that age.
Sure, but that was before there were CTV's and smart phones every 2 meters.
I know, lucky that. :hattip:
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Re: Two Italian men arrested for disrespecting the Thai flag.

Postby CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:30 am

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10/01/2017
Pair handed suspended sentences
Flag-pulling Italians convicted, to be ejected from Thailand


Bangkok, January 10 - Two young Italians who were arrested in Thailand for pulling down several national flags and throwing them to the ground this week have been convicted and handed suspended sentences, diplomatic sources said Tuesday.

Tobias Gamper, 20, and Ian Gerstgrasser, 18, will remain in a cell at a police station in the town of Krabi for the time being, pending deportation, sources said. The punishments handed down on Tuesday will be made public only on Wednesday but suspended sentences are not possible with prison terms of over two years. According to the deportation procedure, the pair will be handed over to the Thai immigration police in the next few days and then taken to a temporary detention centre in Bangkok before being expelled. They are likely to be deported in a few weeks' time.

They were arrested at their guesthouse after being caught on CCTV tearing down five Thai flags from the awnings of some shops in Krabi on Saturday night. The Italians, who were made to apologize in a video, tried to justify their actions by saying they were drunk after spending all night in a pub.

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Re: Two Italian men arrested for disrespecting the Thai flag.

Postby Bertros » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:17 pm

So no worries then!

cheers!


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