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By Suluck Lamubol |
<div>Elisabetta Polenghi, Italian photographer and younger sister of Fabio Polenghi, who was killed during Thailand’s political violence in 2010, passed away in Italy on Monday late afternoon local time, or 10 pm Thailand time, according to family members.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Elisabetta or “Isa” passed away at around 5pm in Milan, where she had been hospitalized for terminal pancreatic cancer. </div>
<div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Thai Criminal Court on Tuesday ruled that Narin Srichomphoo, an anti-establishment red-shirt supporter, was killed by a high velocity bullet shot by the military.&nbsp;</div> <div> </div>
<p>Some of the last photographs taken by photo-journalist <a href=" polenghi">Fabio Polenghi</a>, who was shot and killed on 19 May 2010 in Bangkok during the government crackdown on red-shirt protests, have been put on exhibition by his sister. &nbsp;The court will deliver its verdict on the inquest into his death on 29 May.&nbsp;</p>
<p>On 23 July, the Southern Bangkok Criminal Court held the first hearing in the inquest into the death of the Italian photo-journalist Fabio Polenghi who was killed during the government crackdown on red shirts in May 2010.</p>
By Lisa Gardner, Asian Correspondent |
<p>Eyewitnesses have come forward in the case of slain Italian photographer Fabio Polenghi, his sister said today, ensuring that his case will be heard before Thai courts.</p>
<p>The younger sister of Italian photojournalist Fabio Polenghi, who was killed during the government crackdown on red shirts in May last year, continues her search for a man appearing in photographs of her brother&rsquo;s last moment and believed to have taken his camera, in the hope that images stored in the camera might solve the mystery of his death.</p>
By Reporters Without Borders |
<p>In a surprising U-turn, Department of Special Investigation chief Tharit Pengdit told Agence France Presse on 17 September that the army was responsible for the fatal shooting of Japanese cameraman Hiroyuki Muramoto during clashes between government forces and &ldquo;Red Shirt&rdquo; protesters in Bangkok on 10 April 2010.</p>
By Elisabetta Polenghi |
<p>The recent news of the Red shirt&rsquo;s victory brought me to uncontrollable tears; a feeling that is hard to explain and which was both joyous and sorrowful, but at the same time infused with timid hope. 

I cried my tears in the hope that from today, a new era of justice and respect will arise and that all those victims who believed in a better country and contributed to the change with the ultimate sacrifice will now receive the respect and truth that they truly deserve.</p>
By Reporters Without Borders |
<p>Almost a year after Reuters cameraman <a href=",36987.html">Hiroyuki Muramoto</a> was shot dead during violent demonstrations between anti-government Red Shirts and the Thai armed forces in Bangkok, it seems the authorities are little closer to finding those responsible for his death.</p>
<p>Elisabetta Polenghi, sister of Italian journalist Fabio who was killed during the April-May unrest, has sent a letter to the Thai Embassy in Italy in response to the latter's invitation for her to attend a celebration of the King's birthday this year.</p>
By Thilo Thielke, Spiegel |
<p>SPIEGEL correspondent Thilo Thielke was in Bangkok the day the Thai Army cleared the Red Shirt camps. It was the last day he would work with his friend and colleague, Italian photojournalist Fabio Polenghi, who died from a gunshot wound.</p>