Kotee, a prominent hardcore pro-government red-shirt leader, has been the target of lèse majesté charges after he spoke to the foreign media about who is really behind the on-going anti-government protest.
The Appeal Court on Wednesday affirmed the decision of the Court of the First Instance, finding Surapak P. not guilty of creating a lèse majesté Facebook profile, parodying the oath of succession of the monarch, and of posting defamatory messages against the King on the Facebook profile.
The Appeal Court on Wednesday affirmed the decision of the Court of the First Instance, finding Surapak P. not guilty of creating a lèse majesté Facebook page, parodying the oath of succession of the monarch.
Aum Neko, a transgender student at Thammasat University who last year stirred a debate about compulsory student uniforms, is to be summoned next week by the police over a lèse majesté charge.
The Criminal Court on Tuesday began hearing the case of a 65-year-old woman who stepped on a picture of HM the King in July 2012 and was prosecuted for violating the lèse majesté law. Thitinan (last name withheld due to privacy concerns) was accused of defaming HM the King by allegedly stepping on the King’s picture during a pro-establishment rally in front of the Constitutional Court in July 13, 2012.
The Appeal Court on Wednesday sentenced Katha P., a former stockbroker, to two years and eight months in jail for posting rumours about HM the King’s state of health which, the court said, led to a sharp fall in the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) in 2009.
For Little Uncle Bandit Aneeya, 73-year old poor writer and 112 convict What kind of Thai society does Uncle Bandit Aneeya dream of coming true in even in the last stages of his life? His dream is that in a land of wisdom and justice every single person is equal. I think this kind of dream is worth fighting for. Yet he struggles, harder than other people his age. He has overcome difficulties and troubles since he was a child.
Thai Supreme Court on Monday found Bandid Aneeya guilty for his writing and a speech but sentenced him to suspended jail terms because he is suffering mental illness.
A Thai court has ordered the trial on a lèse majesté case involving a book about the mysterious death of King Rama VIII to be held in camera. The defendant, which only sold the book, faces maximum jail term of 15 years.
Somsak Jeamteerasakul, a history lecturer from Thammasat University and outspoken critic of the Thai monarchy, said unknown assailants shot at his house and car with rubber and live bullets on Wednesday noon.