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ANDY HALL VOTES WITH HIS FEET AND LEAVES THAiLAND

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SO LONG AND GOOD LUCK British migrant workers activist Andy Hall tonight issued a statement saying he was leaving Thailand with no planned return date. In a statement issued from Suvarnabhumi International airport, Hall, who was the subject of several libel cases due to his exposure of alleged breaches of rights of Burmese workers in Thailand, cited the deterioration in …

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ANOTHER ‘SAD DAY FOR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION’ -AS BRITISH WORKERS RIGHTS CAMPAIGNER IS SENTENCED IN THAILAND

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‘ HE IS A SCAPE GOAT!’ – FINNWATCH Natural Fruit President Wirat Piyapornpaiboon: “No foreigner should think they have power about Thai sovereignty.”   British workers’ rights activist Andy Hall was given a four year suspended jail sentence in Thailand today for speaking out against the ill-treatment of Burmese workers at a pineapple factory. Andy Hall, from Spalding, Lincs., said …

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WHY KOH TAO MURDER CASE SHOULD BE THROWN OUT

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BUT DEFENCE SHY OVER BRINGING THAILAND’S POLICE LABORATORY INTO DISREPUTE A summary of the appeal by the ‘Koh Tao Two’ against conviction and the death sentence for the murders of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller appears to totally demolish a sloppy prosecution case in the controversial trial in Thailand. The appeal highlights blatant lies, the cover-up of contradictory …

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ANDY HALL – ONCE MORE INTO THE THAI HUMAN RIGHTS DEBACLE

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FRUIT IMPORTER AND FINNWATCH TO TESTIFY Lest we forget; the continuing persecution of Briton Andy Hall, who was part of a team which exposed ill-treatment of Burmese workers employed by the the Natural Fruit Company in Thailand, continues this Wednesday. Andy Hall, helped produce and write the report ‘Cheap Has a High Price’ for Finnwatch. This detailed worker abuse at …