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14 September 2017

Modern slavery in the Americas: From here to elimination (Mary Robinson Speaker Series, NY, 18 Sept)

The 8th annual event in the Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights in New York City will be held on 18 September 2017 at the Roosevelt House. The event will shine a spotlight on the reality of workers’ rights in the Americas and...

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2 August 2017

Africa: Demand for land for large scale agricultural investment & commercial centres compromising livelihoods & fuelling conflict, says columnist

Author: Jeffrey Gettleman, The New York Times

"Loss of Fertile Land Fuels ‘Looming Crisis’ Across Africa"...

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21 February 2017

Thailand: Govt. responds to UN experts concerns on labour, freedom of expression & cases of Andy Hall & others

On 16 November 2016, six special procedures of the UN Human Rights Council sent a joint communication to the Thai Government raising human rights concerns around the prosecution and sentencing of researcher and labour rights defender Andy Hall, and a...

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4 November 2016

Thai Supreme Court clears labour rights researcher Andy Hall in one defamation case; conviction in another related case stands

Author: Mike Ives, New York Times

"Thailand Court Clears U.K. Labor Activist of Defaming Fruit Company", 3 Nov 2016...

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16 May 2016

Thailand: Migrant rights defender Andy Hall goes on trial for criminal defamation & computer crimes – most serious of multiple charges brought by Natural Fruit

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25 January 2016

Human rights in Thailand: Andy Hall's legal battle to defend migrant workers

Author: Naomi Larsson, Guardian (UK)

22 Jan 2016...

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15 January 2016

Thai court confiscates passport and imposes travel ban on human rights defender Andy Hall

Author: Protection International

13 Jan 2016...

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18 October 2015

Members of European Parliament support researcher Andy Hall, call on Thailand to stop persecuting human rights defenders

Author: Owen Tudor, TUC UK

“European Parliament latest to slam Thailand for harassing Andy Hall”, 17 Oct 2015...

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18 September 2015

Thailand: Appeal Court upholds dismissal of one of several cases against researcher Andy Hall; case closed

Author: Finnwatch

"CASE CLOSED: Criminal case against Finnwatch researcher Andy Hall dismissed", 18 Sept 2015...

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2 September 2014

Thailand: Trial & outcome of first of a series of defamation claims brought by Natural Fruit against labour rights activist Andy Hall

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