|The Myanmar migrant workers who are accused of the killing of two British tourists, Wai Phyo (L) and Zaw Lin Oo (R), sit behind the bars of a prison vehicle as they arrive for trial at court on Samui island, Surat Thani province, Thailand, December 8, 2014. Photo: Sitthipong Charoenjai/EPA|
The crowdfunding effort for the Koh Tao Myanmar murder suspects has fallen foul of a “sudden change of terms and conditions” on the crowdfunding site that now prohibits criminal defense fundraising, according to migrant worker activist Mr Andy Hall, reporting on Facebook on February 18.
|British rights activist for migrant workers, Andy Hall (C) arrives for his trial at the Phra Khanong Provincial Court in Bangkok, Thailand, 29 October 2014. Photo: EPA/NARONG SANGNAK|
Activist Mr Andy Hall is back in court to fight another defamation case brought by Natural Fruit Co, a Thai company he accused of human rights violations, according to the Bangkok Post on February 3.
Migrant worker activist Andy Hall says a key Myanmar witness in a recently-dropped defamation case against him in Thailand has faced threats, despite efforts to grant him protection and give him a new identity.