HRDF Secretary General Somchai Homlaor met with chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi

burmaOn 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.

The meeting aimed at establishing a cooperation agreement and receiving advice regarding the provision of legal aid services for Burmese people. Furthermore, Mr. Somchai briefed Mrs. Suu Kyi about the situation of migrant workers in Thailand. During the meeting Mr. Somchai also presented to Mrs. Suu Kyi several HRDF publications in Burmese language about labor rights, the rights to organize, the prevention of human trafficking and the verficiation process for Burmese migrant workers in Thailand.