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18 Sep 2015


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

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

An Appeal Court has…dismissed the Attorney General and Natural Fruit's appeal on one of the cases filed by the pineapple company against Finnwatch researcher Andy Hall. The case concerned an interview Andy Hall gave to Aljazeera in Myanmar…The Attorney General and Natural Fruit cannot appeal further to the Supreme Court…The case…is just one of four cases filed by Natural Fruit against Andy Hall…Hearings on the other criminal case will continue…Andy Hall will be formally indicted for criminal defamation and a computer crime on a case that relates to the publication of a Finnwatch report that exposed labour rights violations at the Natural Fruit pineapple processing plant…