lese majeste

9 Oct 2021
Chiang Mai University student and performance artist Withaya Khlangnin is facing another royal defamation charge for staging a performance in front of the university on 1 May 2021 to demand the release of detained activists.
8 Oct 2021
Student activist Benja Apan was arrested yesterday (7 October) on a lèse majesté charge in connection with the 10 August 2021 protest and has been denied bail. 
1 Oct 2021
Student activist Patsaravalee Tanakitvibulpon has been indicted on a royal defamation charge related to a speech she gave at a protest on 24 March 2021, in which she said that the monarchy must reform itself in order to survive. 
24 Sep 2021
Student activist Panupong Jadnok has once again been detained after being denied bail on a royal defamation charge filed against him by a royalist activist for a Facebook post about monarchy reform. Panupong Jadnok
12 Aug 2021
Activist and human rights lawyer Anon Nampa have been denied bail after he was arrested on a royal defamation charge due to his speech at the second Harry Potter protest on 3 August 2021 at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC).
5 Aug 2021
Prasong Khotsongkhram, who was arrested on 8 July and detained on royal defamation charges, has been granted bail after spending 27 days in prison.
23 Jul 2021
The public prosecutor decided today (22 July) to indict 13 protesters facing lèse majesté and sedition charges for their involvement in the 26 October 2020 protest in front of the German Embassy in Bangkok.
16 Jul 2021
Prasong Khotsongkhram, 26, has been denied bail for the third time after being charged with royal defamation for three Facebook posts made in May and June 2021.
8 Jul 2021
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) FIDH and Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) have petitioned the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention for the release of 65-year-old Anchan Preelerd, who is currently serving the longest prison sentence ever imposed in a lèse majesté case and is current held at the Central Women’s Correctional Institution in Bangkok.
6 Jul 2021
Saharat Sukkhamla, a novice monk who has often attended protests, has received a summons from Pathumwan Police Station on a royal defamation charge relating to a speech he gave at a protest on 21 November 2020.
29 Jun 2021
The online royalist group Thailand Help Centre for Cyberbullying Victims has reportedly threatened to file lèse majesté charges, or Section 112 of the Thai Criminal Code, against over 100 people, whose personal details were released on a Google map link.
17 Jun 2021
Student activist Parit Chiwarak is now facing 20 counts under the lèse majesté law, after complaints were filed against him for Facebook posts he made about King Vajiralongkorn’s divorce from his ex-wife Sujarinee Vivacharawongse, and the use of Sanam Luang for funerals.

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