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HRD Attack

13 Jan 2016

Andy Hall

Incident date
13 Jan 2016
Date accuracy
All Correct
Human rights group
Denial of freedom of expression
Target: Individual
Location of Incident: Thailand
Natural Fruit Thailand Canneries, Food & beverage
Other actors


Andy Hall is a migrant workers' rights advocate, and serves as Global Affairs Advisor to the Migrant Worker Rights Network, a Myanmar migrant worker membership based organization with over 2,500 members, based in Mahachai, Samut Sakorn, Thailand and Yangon, Myanmar. After publishing a report with Finnwatch that revealed abuses by the Thai company Natural Fruit, the company laid criminal charges against the human rights defender. On Jan 13 Thai court confiscated passport and imposes travel ban on human rights defender Andy Hall.