A Thai mother and father have sued their daughter, a vocal anti-establishment red-shirt residing in the UK, for posting video clips of herself defaming the monarchy after they received a storm of hate phone calls from Thai loyalists.
The Criminal Court on Thursday acquitted a 65-year-old vendor of a charge of lèse majesté. He had been arrested for selling the banned book ‘The Devil’s Discus’ at yellow shirt rallies in 2006.
The Criminal Court on Thursday acquitted a 65-year-old vendor of a charge of lèse majesté. He had been arrested for selling the banned book ‘Devil’s Discus’ at yellow shirt rallies in 2006.
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.