7 Jan 2015
The woman accused of lèse majesté for wearing black close to the King’s birthday last year has resigned from her job after being stigmatized by the public. According to ASTV-Manager Online, Witoon Prasertcharoensuk, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Khon Kaen University in Thailand’s Northeast, revealed on Wednesday that Aree K., an employee of Srinagarind Hospital, the teaching hospital of Khon Kaen University, who was accused of lèse majesté, has resigned.
10 Dec 2014
After lèse majesté complaints were filed by royalist groups in Bangkok and two northeastern provinces against a woman from Khon Kaen who allegedly wore black around the King’s birthday, the Thai authorities have decided to have the case investigated. According to the Thai Public Broadcasting Service, after a meeting on Tuesday of Internal Security Operations Command, the police, and personnel of Khon Kaen University, the Khon Kaen police will look into the accusations against Aree K., an employee of Srinagarind Hospital of Khon Kaen University. <
9 Dec 2014
The military in the northeastern province of Khon Kaen summoned a woman bullied for posting a picture of her and her friends wearing black around the King’s birthday to teach her how to properly show love to the King.
8 Dec 2014
The Thai authorities in the Northeast have summoned a woman for interrogation after she used a picture of herself and friends wearing black on her Facebook profile picture and cover photo during the King’s birthday weekend. Internal Security Operations Command summoned Aree K., an employee of Srinagarind Hospital, the teaching hospital for Khon Kaen University’s Faculty of Medicine, for interrogation after Thai internet royalists widely bullied her on Facebook, according to