Tag: Andy Hall

“Thailand’s reputation stained”, Finnwatch’s researcher leaves

Following the latest court decision on 3 November in the criminal defamation case against Finnwatch’s researcher Andy Hall, he has decided to leave the country until the situation could change and he could safely return to continue his work in Thailand. He was quoted by Bangkok Post as saying he feared for his safety amidst…

Migrant rights defender Andy Hall sentenced to prison

On 20 September 2016, Andy Hall, British migrant rights defender, was found guilty in a criminal defamation and computer crimes act charges case brought against him by Natural Fruit Company Ltd. This happened because of a report for Finnwatch, a Finnish civil society organisation, in which Andy Hall wrote about serious human rights violations taking place…