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Andy Hall defamation trial begins

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British activist Andy Hall went on trial Tuesday for defamation, the first of a series of lawsuits filed against him by a fruit processing factory in Prachuap Khiri Khan. 

Mr Hall, 34, appeared before the court with his defence team led by veteran human rights lawyer Nakorn Chompuchart.

Andy Hall was the centre of attention as the first of his defamation cases got under way. If he loses, he faces up to eight years in prison and damages of 300 million baht because of the lawsuits by Natural Fruit Co Ltd. (AP photo)

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