Prominent British rights activist Andy Hall leaves Thailand, saying he fears for his safety amid legal problems and growing harassment from companies.
A top European Union official criticises a Thai court ruling that found the British rights activist guilty of criminal defamation for alleging labour abuses.
The move comes less than two months after a group of Burmese poultry farm workers in Thailand accused their former employer of forcing them to work under slave-like conditions.
A group of Burmese workers who accused their Thai former employer of forcing them to work under slave-like conditions have been awarded $48,600 in compensation.
A second Burmese poultry farm worker is to be charged with stealing a time-card from his workplace in Thailand, in a case that is attracting international attention.
As former workers at a poultry farm in Thailand’s Lopburi Province come forward with allegations of abuse, major Thai food exporters are moving quickly to allay concerns about their supply…