Thailand: Decriminalize Defamations and Protect Rights of Migrant Workers and Human Rights Defenders | Joint Letter with 87 Organizations

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Joint open letter submitted to Thai authorities September 20, 2017 on the use of criminal defamation and other related charges against 14 Myanmar migrant workers and labour rights activist, Andy Hall by a Thai-owned chicken farm, Thammakaset Co.Ltd. 87 national and international organisations, business groups, and parliamentarians including Fortify Rights and LRWC signed on the open letter and urge Thailand to decriminalise defamations and pro-actively protect the rights of migrant workers and human rights defenders who report on abuses, particularly in the context of business operation.