Daily Archives: February 8, 2017

8th Feb 2017 Press Release: Andy Hall’s Legal Team Appeals Conviction to Bangkok South Criminal Court

FINNWATCH Press Release 8th February 2017
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The legal team representing British human rights defender Andy Hall today submitted an appeal to the Bangkok South Criminal Court in Thailand against Hall’s earlier conviction in September 2016 on criminal defamation and Computer Crimes Act charges. The conviction related to publication of a report Cheap Has a High Price in 2013 by Finnwatch, a Finnish civil society organisation. The report outlined allegations of serious human rights violations at Natural Fruit Co. Ltd.’s pineapple processing plant in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province in Thailand. Continue reading

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