Human Rights

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Andy Hall has spent years working to protect the rights of marginalized workers in Thailand. He should be commended for his efforts, not fined and sentenced," said Malaysian Parliament member and Asian Parliamentarians for Human Rights chairperson Charles Santiago. (Photo via UN Human Rights- Asia/Facebook)
Setting a chilling precedent for human rights defenders worldwide, a British activist on Tuesday was convicted of criminal defamation and cyber crimes by a Thai court for his work exposing the abuse of migrant workers at a pineapple processing plant. Andy Hall, with the Migrant Worker Rights Network, had contributed to the 2013 report Cheap Has a...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Pushing back against a tide of xenophobia which has gripped portions of Europe...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Amid "unrelenting attacks on civilians and on civilian infrastructure" and as a...