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16 Jun 2014


Thai Industry Commits to Support Bail Out

…British migrant rights activist Andy Hall, who campaigns to improve conditions for migrant workers in Thailand, will be escorted from Bangna police station…by police officers to meet officials at the Prakanong Public Prosecutors Office…to learn the public prosecutor’s decision whether the latest criminal charges filed against him by Natural Fruit…will be ordered prosecuted...Meanwhile, Thailand's 2 leading seafood associations, the Thai Frozen Foods Association (TFFA) and Thai Tuna Industry Association (TTIA), have agreed to back Hall by guaranteeing his bail sureties so as to confirm the associations' policies to support the work of human rights activists who carefully investigate rights abuses for the benefit of society…Hall was questioned…by officials investigating Natural Fruit's latest and third criminal charge against him, criminal defamation, relating to an interview he gave in Myanmar to Aljazeera in early 2013…