Press release: Thai Appeal Court set to rule on Southeast Asia’s first transboundary class action into human rights abuses on Friday, 31 July, 2020

On 30 July 2020, the Equitable Cambodia Organization issued a press release informing that on Friday 31 July 2020, the Bangkok South Civil Court will deliver a landmark decision on an appeal for class action status in the case of Hoy Mai & Others vs. Mitr Phol Co. Ltd. The transboundary class action lawsuit is a first of its kind in the Asian region and pits Cambodian farmers against Thai multinational Mitr Phol. This case will define access to justice for litigants in the Thai system and for corporate accountability in the region.

Equitable Cambodia Organization

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