Lese majeste filed against anti-royal video

 
Khaosod English Buddhist monk and former anti-government activist Buddha Issara has filed criminal charges against two men responsible for an anti-royal video. 
 
Buddha Issara was accompanied by a dozen supporters when he met with police officers at the Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok today and urged them to take legal action against the men in the video.
 
In the video clip, posted on Youtube on 1 August, two unidentified men in suits say they are members of the "Thai Alliance for Human Rights" and read a statement with negative remarks about His Majesty the King. The video was blocked in Thailand as of Thursday. 

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