Prachatai director detained by police at Suvarnabhumi

Chiranuch Premchaiporn was detained by immigration police at Suvarnabhumi Airport at 2.30 pm today upon arrival from a trip to the Internet at Liberty 2010 Conference in Hungary.  The police showed an arrest warrant issued by Khon Kaen Provincial Court, and she will probably be sent to the province today.  Currently, the charges are not clear.

Source: 
<p>http://www.prachatai3.info/journal/2010/09/31237</p>

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