HRDF Secretary General Somchai Homlaor met with chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi
On 25 February 2013, Mr. Somchai Homlaor, Secretary General of HRDF, together with members of Southeast Asia Legal Aid Network (SEALAW) travelled to Naypyidaw, Burma in order to visit Mrs. Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and chairperson of the Commission on the Rule of Law, House of Representatives. More
International Rescue Committee (IRC) produced short movie targeting migrant community with Burmese speaking language on the procedure to regularizing status according to the Cabinet resolution on 15 January 2013.
Migrant Labor Radio Website Launched “Information on MLR’s radio broadcasts for Shan-Burmese migrant workers now accessible via website”
On January 11th, 2013, Migrant Labor Radio (MLR) in association with the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) and its Migrant Justice Program, Chiang Mai (MJP-CM), launched its website at The MLR website describes in detail its mission to provide critical human rights and labor rights information to marginalized Burmese migrant populations in Thailand through radio broadcast. More

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[8 Aug 2014 | ]

Nearly 100 organizations around the world appealed to members of the Thai Pineapple Industry Association (TPIA) to urge its fellow member Natural Fruit to drop the cases filed against researcher, activist and human rights defender Andy Hall. Hall is facing a total of six criminal and civil charges brought by Natural Fruit for his work on a report by Finnwatch, which exposed serious rights abuses at the company’s factory.


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[1 Jul 2014 | ]

The Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) has been providing legal representation to Air, an ethnic Karen girl who has filed a case against her former employers for inflicting on her cruel treatment and enslavement. On 30 June 2014, around 2pm, the Kampaeng Phet Provincial Court read a verdict for the  case filed by Air’s custodian, Mrs. Mo Wateng, on her behalf against Mr. Natee Taeng-on and Miss Rattanakorn Piyaworatham, her employers. The civil suit for damages was filed as… Read More