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Andy Hall of Migrant Workers Rights Network found guilty of Defamation in Thai court

Date

2016

Abstract

Andy Hall was on Tuesday found guilty of defamation and computer crimes in a Thai Court. The 36 year old British Man was sentenced to three years in jail and fined 200,000 baht in connection with his work on a 2013 report by aAndy Hall. Finnish advocacy group that accused Thai company Natural Fruit of violating the rights of its workers. The prison sentence was suspended for two years, effectively putting Hall on probation, a move which will impede his efforts to investigate corporate supply chains in Thailand.

Newspaper title

SAMUI TIMES

Page numbers

1

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Keywords

Diffamation

Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Content types

Current Policy and Systemic/state violation of right/freedom

Target groups

Public awareness

Geographical focuses

Canada, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, and National relevance

Languages

English