An open letter to the Thai government requests the dismissal of legal action by a local company against several human rights defenders, including ex-employees. It also has wider implications.
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The Thai government has announced that it will become the first Asian nation to ratify the International Labor Organization’s Convention on Work in Fishing.
THIS BLOG WAS UPDATED ON 9 JANUARY 2019
This week, the International Transport Workers’ Federation launched the first independent, democratic union for fishers in Thailand – the Fishers’ Rights Network. ETI’s Nick Kightley reflects on what this could mean for the fishing industry in Thailand.
Thailand’s Prakanong Court in Bangkok has just ordered business and human rights advocate, Andy Hall, to pay 10 million baht (£225,957) in civil damages plus legal and court fees to pineapple company Natural Fruit Co Ltd.
In March, an ILO committee set up to examine the use of forced labour in Thailand reported on its latest findings.
A letter to The Royal Thai Government on the necessity of supporting human rights defender, Andy Hall and other campaigners and whistleblowers.