Akbar Khan

21 Feb 2012
The following is an update regarding two criminal defamation cases filed against Frank G Anderson by Royal Thai Police based on accusations against him filed by UK national Akbar Khan and Thai police colonel Wattanasak Mungkijkarndee, both of whom in the past were very publicly connected with lese majesté accusations against Thais and foreigners, including the Foreign Correspondents Club and BBC in cases that are still current.  
27 Mar 2011
On 24 March 2011, Frank G Anderson phoned the office of the prosecutor at Rachadaphisek to inquire re. status of a criminal defamation case filed against him by Pol Col Wattanasak Mungkijkarndee, a close associate of UK national Akbar Khan who had earlier filed an identical allegation with police.
17 Dec 2010
On 16 December 2010, Royal Thai Police Lt. Samaporn of the Phaholyothin police station called Frank G Anderson to set up a date for Anderson to appear at the station to be accompanied to the prosecutor's office. The visit is necessitated by Thai pol. Col. Wattanasak, friend of UK national Akbar khan who also filed criminal defamation charges against Anderson, who claims to have been insulted by remarks Anderson posted on his website www.thekoratpost.com
30 Nov 2010
On 29 November 2010, a representative of Frank G Anderson appeared as scheduled at Rachadaphisek Criminal Court, Prosecutor’s office Section 7, to listen to progress being made in a criminal defamation case filed against Anderson by UK national Akbar Khan, formerly a member of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand.
28 Mar 2010
(23 March) - Reporters Without Borders welcomes the complaint that online journalist Frank G. Anderson filed criminal charges on 20 March against two men who have accused him of defaming them in online articles about the lèse majesté charges they have had brought against many Thai citizens. As far as we know, this is the first time that a journalist has countersued in response to lèse majesté-linked charges.
14 Mar 2010
Frank G Anderson, an American expat in Nakhon Ratchasima and the editor of the Korat Post, has been sued for what he wrote on his website in Dec 2008 about Pol Lt Col Watthanasak's legal actions against people who he deemed guilty of the crime of lèse majesté.
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