Legal Harmonization and Cooperation in Criminal Matters in ASEAN – Arrest, Detention, Extradition

30-31 October 2014, Raffles Room, 2nd floor, Ramada D’MA, Bangkok, Thailand


Thursday, 30 October 2014: Pretrial Detention – Comparative Perspectives


Assist. Prof. Dr. Pokpong Srisanit, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, Thailand

“Pretrial Detention in Thailand – Legal Framework and Actual Practices”

Police Colonel Songsak Raksaksakul, Director, Bureau of Foreign Affairs and Transnational Crime, Department of Special Investigation,  Ministry of Justice, Thailand

“Pretrial Detention in Thailand – A Law Enforcement Perspective from the Department of Special Investigation”

Renan E. Ramos, Assistant Solicitor General, Office of the Solicitor General, The Philippines

Detention Prior to Conviction: The Philippine Perspective”

Justice Josue N. Bellosillo, Retired Senior Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines, Dean, Centro Escolar University, School of Law and Jurisprudence, The Philippines

Pre-Trial Technique in Criminal Cases:  The Philippine Experience” 

Dr. Farah Nini Binti Dusuki, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Malaysia

The Legal Framework of Pretrial Detention in Malaysia”

Salim bin Bashir Bhaskaran, Council Member, The Malaysian Bar Association, Malaysia

“Procedures and Practices of Pretrial Detention in Malaysia”

Supt. S. Shanmugamoorthy A/L Chinniah, Officer, International Affairs/ Special Investigations, (D5), Criminal Investigation Department, Royal Malaysia Police, Malaysia

“Pretrial Detention and Special Investigations – Experiences and Perspectives from the Royal Malaysia Police”

Choo Zheng Xi, Director, Peter Low LLC, Advocates and Solicitors, Singapore

“Pretrial Detention in Singapore – Legal Aspects and Practical Issues”

Police Senior Superintendent Eko Rudi Sudarto, Senior Policy Analyst, International Relations Division, Indonesian National Police, Indonesia

“Pretrial Detention – Experiences and Perspectives of the Indonesian National Police

Brian Pearce, Legal Attaché, Department of Justice, US Embassy Bangkok, Thailand

Pretrial Detention in the USA

Henning Glaser, Director, German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, Thailand

“Pretrial Detention in Germany”


Friday, 31 October 2014: Extradition – ASEAN Cooperation in Criminal Matters


Dr. Kanpirom Komalarajun, Pridi Banomyong Faculty of Law, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand

ASEAN Cooperation in Criminal Matters – Current Conditions and Future Perspectives”

Wanchai Roujanavong, Director General, International Affairs Department, Office of the Attorney General, Thailand

Legal Framework and Practices of Extradition in Thailand”

Datuk Sivananthan Nithyanantham, Vice-President, International Criminal Bar, The Netherlands

Extradition in Malaysia Legal Compliance or Political Convenience?”

Shashi Nathan, Partner, KhattarWong LLP, Singapore

Extradition Law in Singapore – Legal Conditions and Practical Implementation”

Narendra Jatna, Attorney Attaché, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Bangkok, Thailand

“Indonesian Extradition Law and Practice”

Dang Cam Hanh, Deputy Head of Division for International Laws and Treaties, Department for Legal Affairs and Justice and         Administration Reform, Ministry of Security, Viet Nam

“The Legal Framework and Practices on Extradition in Viet Nam”