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FINLAND STRIKES BACK FOR BRITISH HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST IN THAILAND-

In Andy Hall, Natural Fruit, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

LIBEL CASE FAST BECOMING SELF INFLICTED WOUND ON THAI COMPANY (Picture Survivors Geoff Taylor and daughter Helen. His daughter Andrea did not.) Is it possible that wealthy Thai companies connected to politicians are now over-stepping the litigation mark? This below is the latest video from Finnwatch about Andy Hall. Well, yes, it’s early days. But Thailand may find that ignoring …

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‘AN ATTEMPT TO STIFLE SERIOUS REPORTING OF LABOUR ABUSES IN THAILAND’

In Andy Hall, Burmese labour, child labour, General News, Human Rights Watch, Natural Fruit, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

-A CHILLING AFFECT!- “Prosecution strikes at the very core of efforts by human rights defenders to end pervasive abuses of workers !in Thailand’s export industry.” (PIC:Andy Hall with Aung San Suu Kyi. Last year he took her on an unofficial trip to see Burmese workers in Mahachai on the Gulf of Thailand outside Bangkok.) In the almost inevitable international escalation …

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‘THEY CAN JAIL ME. I DO NOT CARE. I WILL WIN’ – SAYS BRITON SOUGHT FOR CRITICISING THAI BOSSES

In Andy Hall, Natural Fruit, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

TINNED PINEAPPLE MAN MAY OPEN CAN OF WORMS! A British human rights activist yesterday pledged that he would go to jail if need be to defend Burmese workers in Thailand whom he says are being abused producing goods for shops in Britain and Europe and the United States. Following the issue of criminal and civil libel suits by the Thai …

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Finnwatch throws down the gauntlet at Natural Foods – Thailand

In Andy Hall, General News, Natural Fruit, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

POOR WORKING CONDITIONS, UNLAWFULLY LOW WAGES, CONFISCATION OF OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS,  USE OF CHILD LABOUR,  EXCESSIVE OVERTIME – CLAIMS* The following statement is issued by Finnwatch, a Finnish non-profit organisation (www.finnwatch.org), with regard to Briton Mr Andy Hall’s court hearing brought by Natural Fruit Company in Thailand at Bangkok South Criminal Court today, April Fool’s Day, 2013.  Mr. Hall was a …

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THAI ABUSE OF MIGRANTS INVOLVES CORRUPT POLICE, OFFICIALS, EMPLOYERS AND POLITICIANS -CLAIM

In Andy Hall, Burmese labour, General News, Natural Fruit, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

-HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER STANDS BY HIS ATTACK ON THAI TREATMENT OF BURMESE LABOUR- THAILAND IS PRESENTING FALSE IMAGE TO GLOBAL COMMUNITY – SAYS BRITISH ‘SPY’- Hall at the FCCT Andy Hall, the British Human Rights defender, who is being sued in Thailand for criminal and civil libel for criticising a company which he claimed was abusing Burmese labour, says he …