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Stop the court case against Malaysian Human Rights Defender Charles Hector
by geertjan published 16-08-2011 last modified 07-04-2016 08:45 — filed under: , ,
The next hearing against human rights defender and activist Charles Hector is rapidly approaching (23 August), but the Japanese company taking Charles to court, Asahi Kosei, still refuses to drop the case.
Located in News / / 08 / 16
Migrant workers' advocate still facing trial
by geertjan published 09-06-2011 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
Several hearings in the defamation case against human rights defender and activist Charles Hector have taken place since our last update. On June 10, 2011, the High Court judge refused the application filed by Charles Hector to join 31 Burmese migrant worker as parties in the defamation case against him. This would protect these workers against possible deportation. Charles Hector has appealed this decision at the Court of Appeal, but the court refused to grant a stay of the proceedings until after this appeal has been heard.
Located in News / / 06 / 09
Hitachi Supplier sues Malaysian Labour Rights Activist
by geertjan published 14-04-2011 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: , ,
A major supplier to the electronics multinational Hitachi is suing Malaysian labour rights activist and lawyer Charles Hector following weblog publication of violations of workers' rights.
Located in News / / 04 / 14