Born to Myanmar parents, Mong was showered with praise upon his triumphant return from a paper plane contest in Japan in 2009 and assured that Thai citizenship was on its way.
A court dismissed criminal defamation charges against workers who had accused a chicken farm of abuses, in a landmark ruling seen as a rare victory for migrant workers' rights.
The 60,000 or more migrant children living in construction site camps are also particularly vulnerable to child labor, according to the UN report.
NGO Finnwatch says Andy Hall will appeal verdict in slave-labor defamation case.
Migrant workers who accused a Thai chicken farm of a litany of abuses went on trial for defamation in a landmark case between workers and an employer.
An annual poetry contest aims to break down barriers with Singaporean society by showcasing migrant workers’ literary talents.