9 Oct 2019
Illustration of a political activist in 21st century Thailand by Stephff in response to the arrest of Karn Pongpraphapan on 7 October amid controversy over #royalmotorcade.
5 Oct 2019
The hashtag #royalmotorcade has soared on Twitter despite legal restrictions on criticism of the royal family as concerned citizens reported traffic problems caused by a royal motorcade. A twitter user has faced threats over their comments and an activist received a threatening message claimed to be sent by the Palace, but an official at the Bureau of Royal Household said it was unlikely to be from there.