15 Aug 2014
The police on Friday morning arrested and charged Pornthip M. with lèse majesté for her involvement with a political play about a fictional monarch, which has deemed lèse majesté by the police.
15 Aug 2014
The police on Thursday arrested a student activist from northeastern Khon Kaen University and charged him with lèse majesté. He was accused of taking part in a political play about a fictional monarch, deemed lèse majesté by the police. On Friday, the court rejected his bail request. He is now detained at Bangkok Remand Prison. The police arrested Patiwat S., 23, on campus on Thursday at 3 pm.
1 Jun 2014
The military junta on Sunday night ordered 38 people, including a Prachatai journalist, to report to the military on Monday and Tuesday at the Thai Army Club, Theves. The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), an administrative body under the coup makers, issued Order no. 42-44 at around 9.30 pm. Ten names appear on Orders no. 42 and no. 43, mostly lawyers and politicians. Order no. 44 contains 28 names, most of them having been involved in campaigns to amend/abolish the notorious lèse majesté law and other left-leaning activities.