All crimes involving alleged lese majeste, sedition subjected to Military Court: Thai Coup makers

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) issued a 37th announcement, granting authority to the Army Court to prosecute all crimes in violation of  Article 107-112 of the Criminal Code, or the crimes against the monarchy including Thailand's lese majeste law. Crimes regarding national security and sedition as stipulated in Article 113-118 of the Criminal Code will also be prosecuted by the Military Court.  

The announcement also said that those who violate the NCPO's orders will be subjected to the Military Court. 
 
Civilians are not allowed to have lawyers representing them in the Military Court, and cannot file a lawsuit at the Court by themselves. Rather, they need to have a military prosecutor file a complaint and act as the plaintiff.
 

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